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Prospect is a neighborhood of Louisville in the northeasternmost corner of Jefferson County and extends into Oldham County. Incorporated in 1974, the neighborhood -- classified as a home rule-class city -- was established around the Prospect railroad station built in 1872 by the Louisville, Harrods Creek and Westport Railway, from which Prospect derives its name.
Around 4,700 start and end their day in Prospect, considered to be the best education city in all of Kentucky according to the 2000 Census, with 69.9 percent of all residents holding a bachelor’s degree or higher. The mean commuting time is 26.3 minutes each way according to ZipAtlas, while a single express bus route connecting the neighborhood to Downtown Louisville provided by TARC is the only transit service available.
Prospect is home to four parks within its boundaries: Cowley Park, Harrods Creek Park, Little Hunting Park, and Putney Pond & Woodlands. Harrods Creek Park boasts four hiking trails with an average travel time of 90 minutes, and plenty of opportunities to catch a glimpse of the various wildlife residing within the two miles the park occupies. Little Hunting Park and Putney Pond deliver an amazing experience within their combined 28 acres, from the daffodil blooms and the waterfall leading into the pond and surrounding wetlands to the winding trail leading from the falls to the south end of the pond over the streams and through the woods. Finally, Cowley Park is a small park near the Hunting Creek Country Club, where concerts, parades, and neighborhood events are held throughout the year.
Along the Ohio River, Captain’s Quarters Riverside Grille is home to the Harrods Creek Boat Harbor and the CQ Princess, a 96-foot yacht perfect for private dinner cruises for scenic views of Kentucky’s natural beauty and Louisville’s ever-changing skyline.
For shopping enthusiasts, Paddock Shops is a few minutes’ drive to the southeast, while a trip to the southwest leads to Oxmoor Center and Mall St. Matthews. Shops closer to Prospect include Bobbi Lynn’s Boutique, where many consignment deals can be discovered, and Ladybug Gifts, featuring an assortment of gifts, clothing, and accessories.
Prospect holds many events throughout the year, including the annual Fourth of July parade on Westover Drive, followed by an evening fireworks display near Cowley Park. Speaking of, Cowley Park is home to the city’s annual summer concert series, while Little Hunting Creek Park hosts the Fall Festival around Halloween.
As an incorporated municipality, Prospect is the 9th-wealthiest municipality in all of Kentucky, with a per capita income of $51,469. The neighborhood’s general boundaries consist of the Ohio River at its northernmost point, KY 3222, KY 329, and U.S. 42 to the north and northeast, the neighborhoods of Beechland Beach and Harrods Creek to the west, the neighborhood of Green Spring to the south, and Harrods Creek (the actual creek) to the east. U.S. 42 runs north to south through the heart of Prospect, connecting the residents to Louisville, as well as Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio.
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