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Group calls for Castleman statue’s return – and a new Louisville monument
(Yahoo News) – A group is calling for the return of the controversial John B. Castleman statue to the Cherokee Triangle neighborhood − across from a proposed memorial honoring Black leaders who fought against the segregation of Louisville parks.
Castleman, a former Confederate officer who later helped plan the city’s parks, “made Louisville a better place to live for all residents. And I mean all residents, race, culture, whatever,” architect Steve Wiser, a spokesman for Friends for Louisville Public Art, said during a press conference Wednesday at the statue’s former location.
He called on Mayor Craig Greenberg to re-examine the statue’s removal and for the city to pay for the new monument honoring Black parks leaders.
But Greenberg spokesman Kevin Trager told The Courier Journal later Wednesday that the city “has no plans to place the Castleman statue back in its original location nor any interest in doing so.”
“On July 20th, we will participate in a community…