For fans of urban revitalization in historic areas, it's the perfect love story.
An impressionistic painter and her jazz musician husband left California for their native Kentucky to make a home and studio on the recently lifeless Bridge Street in Frankfort.
Three doors down, another artist is making an anticipated re-emergence to the city after time spent out of state.
In a potential turning point for the area, private funds are restoring vacant and underutilized properties in the Second Street corridor while the city awaits the final version of a plan to revitalize the area's intersections, sidewalks and community gardens.
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