Cherokee Triangle KY Homes for Sale
As a neighborhood of the Highlands, Cherokee Triangle is close to many different restaurants and unique shops. Read More...
Cherokee Triangle’s land was part of a 1774 military land grant that started being developed in the 1880’s by two developers Henning and Speed. In 1870 Henning and Speed laid out the Highland Addition which was the first subdivision. The first house, a wedding present for Henning’s daughter was completed in 1871.
After quickly selling many lots between 1870 and 1873, development in Cherokee Triangle, as well as other areas came to a virtual halt. Development halted due to an economic depression known as the Panic of 1873.
In 1891 Cherokee Triangle became a popular area for affluent families to build homes. All thanks to the opening of Cherokee Park.
Homes of Cherokee Triangle had once been called Enterprise and had its own school that is now known as Bloom Elementary.
After World War II Cherokee Triangle started to decline as did many other affluent neighborhoods in Louisville. In 1962 the Cherokee Triangle Association was formed and the Cherokee Traingle was designated as a preservation district in 1975.
The areas tree-lined streets and magnificent architecture make it the focal point of the Highlands area and provide the perfect backdrop for small festivals and events. Cherokee Triangle's properties are a mix of single family homes and large houses that have been converted into apartments.