Interview with J. W. Davis, Jr., August 6, 2009

Project: Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project

Interview Summary

J. W. Davis, Jr. son of a builder in the Ashland/Chevy Chase area, developed 1500 acres known as the Lansdowne Area of Lexington, Kentucky. He sold lots to individuals and 26 or so builders, built the Landsdowne Club, a sewer plant, the Lansdowne shopping Center, sold at-cost land for parks, and helped get Alumni Drive built and Albany road completed.

Interview Accession

2009oh258_lna004

Interviewee Name

J. W. Davis, Jr.

Interviewer Name

Norman L. Taylor

Interview Date

2009-08-06

Interview LC Subject

Lexington (Ky.).

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Davis, J. W., Jr. Interview by Norman L. Taylor. 06 Aug. 2009. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Davis, J.W., Jr. (2009, August 06). Interview by N. L. Taylor. Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Davis, J. W., Jr., interview by Norman L. Taylor. August 06, 2009, Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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