Sunday, May 18, 2008

The Frankfort Avenue Art House

Take a look at this amazingly decorated home on Frankfort Avenue near Butchertown in Louisville. We are unable to drive past it without slowing down for a long gaze at it, even if it means missing the green light. Like a Hieronymus Bosch painting, we see something different in it every time we study it.

More images and information about this wonderful building can be found in the Weird Kentucky book.

You can sort-of see all the stuff peppered all over the property on Google Maps.


Unknown said...

Wow, this is great! Do you know where this is exactly? Is this a museum, or just someones house? Do you know if its open to the public? thanks!

JSH said...

It's a private residence. The guy who lives there is pretty reticent about having his own picture taken but doesn't mind chatting to people who admire his house.

I brought a PBS video crew to shoot his place a couple years ago, and he declined to be interviewed on-camera, but welcomed any photos or video to be taken of his place.