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Life at 2117 Payne Street – after the Clifton Center

As most of you are aware, the Clifton Center’s use of St. Frances of Rome’s former school building at 2117 Payne Street will be ending on December 31, 2017.  It’s been a great run of 22+ years that included renovations of the theatre, addition of the elevator and new lobby, new HVAC systems and other modernization – all possible with generous donor support.  But the best part has been our role as a catalyst and partner in the revitalization of our beloved Clifton community and the Frankfort Avenue corridor.  This has truly served as a welcoming gathering place where people, the arts, culture and ideas have come together to enrich us all!

The new tenant, Holy Trinity School Parish – Clifton Campus, will begin its tenure on January 1.  Their plans include developing a Catholic Elementary School for children with learning differences. Holy Trinity is happy to be leasing space to several of the long standing tenants of the Clifton Center.  They will occupy the third floor, as well as the lower level. Additionally, their plans include and making some improvements to the facility beginning with replacement of the stage (and basketball-back stage) flooring.

The good news is that the Eifler Theatre and Reception Hall will continue to be available for community use.  And our very own Ann Drury will continue as Community Liaison and Building Manager!


Upcoming public events:

November 11
Clifton Center Estate Sale
9:00am – 1:00pm (no early entry)
The Clifton Center is divesting itself of some furnishings and equipment in an Estate Sale. Items for sale include concert posters, tables, chairs, couches, desks, assorted kitchenware and barware, tablecloths, electronics, office equipment and supplies. All items to be removed from premises on day of sale. No early birds, cash and credit cards accepted.
November 11
Kentucky Homefront – $12
Kentucky Homefront is a radio show featuring Kentucky’s finest acoustic folk, traditional, blues, country, and bluegrass musicians, and its best storytellers.

Thanks to all who made the CLIFTON ROOTS, JAZZ and HERITAGE FESTIVAL, such a spectacular coming together of world cultures, performers and audiences.  Special thanks to John Harris, Julie Purcell and Clifton Center staff and volunteers for making it all happen!

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The Center continues to offer its performance and gathering spaces for rental by organizations and individuals.  Check out the Facility Tab for all the details.

Clifton Center * 2117 Payne Street * Louisville, KY 40206 * 502.896.8480