From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

African American Business District (Danville, KY)

(died: 1973) 

Located on Second Street, between Main and Walnut Streets in Danville, KY, the African American business district thrived for over 100 years. The area was razed by Urban Renewal in 1973.

A Kentucky Historical Marker notes how valued the district was to the African American community of Danville and nearby areas. For more see the Kentucky Historical Marker Database #1958.

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“African American Business District (Danville, KY),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed May 17, 2024,

Last modified: 2021-01-27 19:16:26