Derby City Gaming Downtown - Churchill Downs Inc.

Louisville, KY


  • Assignment: Construction Manager
  • Architect: Westar Architectural Group/Nevada, Inc.
  • Mechanical Engineer: CMTA
  • Structural Engineer: JPS Consulting Engineers, LLC
  • Civil Engineer: Qk4


This is a 105,000 sf renovation of a historic bank building and parking garage to create a new downtown gaming facility. It includes two historical racing machines (HRM), gaming floors
and three levels of parking, interior and exterior smoking HRM
gaming areas, three different bar concepts, a full commercial
kitchen, offices, and back-of-house support space. The project also included a f
ull replacement of all MEP systems.


  • Louisville Business First Commercial Real Estate Project of the Year.
  • Achieved 26% M/WBE participation ahead of the 20% commitment.
  • The exterior envelope shows backlit rose cut outs to create the appearance of garland rose.

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