Lower Town, Paducah

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Since its annexation to Paducah in 1836, Lower Town has been reinvented by determined residents, visionary elected officials, a locally owned bank, and the Lower Town Neighborhood Association. Today a vibrant community of businesses and preservationists is joined by artists in the national award-winning Artist Relocation Program. Then & Now: Lower Town, Paducah compares historic images with modern photographs to document the spirit of the citizens and the renaissance of the neighborhood.
ISBN: 9780738542256
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Kentucky
Series: Then and Now
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Char Downs and Jay Downs Siska, Ed.D., are both artists and active historic preservationists. Char Downs earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Hawai'i. She is an internationally known multi-media artist and a founding member of the Paducah Printmakers. Jay Downs Siska earned a Doctor of Education from Florida State University. He is an art agent and educator, a member of the Jackson Purchase Historical Society, Rotary Club, Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce, and Board of Directors of the Paducah Film Society.
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