Joseph & Joseph

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Joseph & Joseph is an architectural firm founded in 1908 in Louisville, Kentucky. It was established by brothers Alfred and Oscar. In 1964 engineer Cass Moter[1] became a partner in the firm and his son Merrill joined the staff in 1973 and became a partner in 1982.[2]

The firm designed many buildings listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.[3] Their Louisville work includes the city's Rialto Theatre (since destroyed), Kentucky Theatre, Commodore Apartments, Willow Terrace and Darthmouth Apartments, and the Breslim Building (Fincastle Building).[4]

Works listed on the National Register of Historic Places[edit]

Other work[edit]

  • The Atherton, later renamed the Francis Building, at the Southwest corner of 4th and Chestnut Streets
  • East Broadway Theater, Office Resource Inc. building, at 833 East Broadway
  • J. Stoddard Johnson School at Bradley Avenue north of Warnock
  • Kosair Crippled Children’s Hospital, on Eastern Parkway
  • Kosair Shrine Temple at 218 E. Broadway
  • Bonnie Apartments, later renamed the Highlander Apartments, at 1028 Cherokee Rd.
  • Dartmouth-Willow Terrace Condominiums at 1412 Willow Ave.
  • Homes at 734 and 1434 Cherokee Road and at 235 S. Galt
  • Brown-Forman Corp., Forester Center Dixie Highway Campus
  • Original State Fair Facilities, Western Louisville
  • Kurfees Paint, 201 E. Market St.


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Joseph and Joseph firm website
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  4. ^ a b Keneseth Israel National Register of Historic Places nomination form

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