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Al J. Schneider

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
1. Al J. Schneider Marker
Inscription.
Al J. Schneider
A man of great vision, who saw development opportunities where others saw only waste land. He risked his own capital as the pioneer whom others followed in renewing a significant part of Louisville.
Dedicated March 25, 1998

 
Erected 1998.
 
Location. 38° 15.466′ N, 85° 45.455′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from West Main Street near North 4th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in the Al J. Schneider Plaza next to the Galt House in Belvedere Waterfront Park between The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts and the Ohio River. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 N Fourth Street, Louisville KY 40202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kentucky Fugitives to Canada (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); York (about 300 feet away); D.X. Murphy & Bro., Architects (about 300 feet away); The Columbia Building (about 300 feet away); Evan Williams (about 400 feet away); Thelma French Schneider
Al J. Schneider Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
2. Al J. Schneider Marker
(about 400 feet away); General George Rogers Clark (about 500 feet away); Louisville Wharf During The Civil War Years (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Regarding Al J. Schneider. Al Schneider was one of Louisville’s most prominent citizens and was credited for being a major spark for development along the city’s waterfront with the opening of the Galt House Hotel in 1972. He founded the Al J. Schneider Company which built two office towers on West Main Street, Waterfront Plaza and One Riverfront Plaza, and operates other hotels in Louisville.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Al J. Schneider Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
3. Al J. Schneider Plaza Marker
Al J. Schneider
Plaza
Dedicated by Mayor David L. Armstrong
City of Louisville
August 9, 2000
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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