03.03.2018 - Construction of apartments and a 3rd Street Bar, Paducah, KY/photonews247.com

Johnson Bar & Apartments, Paducah, KY

PADUCAH, KY – Johnson Bar & Apartments will going into the the old Fabric Shop building at 133 3rd St. & Kentucky Ave. in downtown Paducah, KY.

The residential units will be on the second floor and the The Johnson Bar will be located on ground level.

There are more ghost signs on this particular building than any other building in downtown Paducah.

Below is a list of historic ads, known as ghost signs, barely visible on the south side of the building that runs along Kentucky Avenue.

1. “L.E. Girardey & Co. Pianos”
2. “The Woman’s Tonic”
3. Smoking Tobacco” with two unknown and mysterious bullseye logos underneath
4. CARDUI. Manufactured by the Chattanooga Medicine Company, Cardui (sometimes called Wine of Cardui)

♦ Read the detailed history about these ghost signs on Facebook

UPDATE FEB.25.2018
PADUCAH, KY – A future two-story mixed use building partially collapsed early Sunday morning (Feb 25, 2018) at the corner of 3rd Street and Kentucky Avenue in downtown Paducah, KY.

MP Lawson was contracted to take the front of the building down that will take place during the week. The intersection will remain closed today and will  reopen tomorrow on Feb 26, 2018.

The Johnson Bar & Apartments (coming soon)
133 S. 3rd Street
Paducah, KY 42001
directions: google.com/maps