Cabbage Patch



Louisville, Kentucky


Cabbage Patch
Settlement House

Non Profit

36,000 sq ft

KNBA focused on finding creative solutions within the existing building and preservation codes that would allow the Cabbage Patch master plan to be realized.

The Cabbage Patch Settlement House is a non-profit organization serving more than 1,000 at-risk children and families annually. The organization has been using its current facilities since the 1920s. Cabbage Patch owned and occupied six buildings in the historic Old Louisville neighborhood. The buildings, originally single family homes, have had many additions and renovations over the years to meet the changing needs of the organization for recreational, educational and office space.

KNBA is known for leading its clients through complicated projects. The firm took the role of advocate for Cabbage Patch to obtain all the necessary approvals, permits, inspections and licenses from the Old Louisville Historic Landmarks and Preservation Commission as well as all the other local agencies. The firm proposed sensitive architectural designs to mirror the historic nature of the neighborhood. KNBA’s leadership in design, and their work with representatives of the neighborhood and agencies, was key to the success of this project.