3701 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY
The Olmsted is a historic reception venue in Louisville, KY, originally built between 1925-27, across 80 acres of beautiful landscape. Owned by the Masterson family, the estate has welcomed many to-be-weds to celebrate their special day in luxury and style every year since 1998. Featuring a red brick exterior with a white column entrance, the house has a museum-like atmosphere that captivates visitors. Couples and guests alike are sure to feel a sense of awe as they walk the marbled hallways, accented with crown moldings and high ceilings. Arched windows flood the ballrooms with an abundance of natural light, while ornate chandeliers hang from the ceiling and produce a regal effect. The Olmsted derives its name from Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., a renowned landscape architect who followed in his father’s footsteps and carried on the family legacy. Frederick Senior was most known for designing Central Park in New York City and the family received recognition nationwide for their work. The preservation of natural land in urban settings was an essential part of Frederick’s practice, and the design of the estate reflected these principles. Today, the owners of the property are passionate about maintaining the elegance and gourmet catering customs passed down from generation to generation. From seamless event management to beautiful wedding plans, the team understands the importance of this special day. Couples can celebrate in style knowing their vision for a dream wedding is coming to life behind the scenes. The Olmsted offers all-inclusive wedding reception packages to accommodate to-be-weds planning their big day. Beginning with an in-depth consultation, couples can discuss their ideas and explore different avenues. In-house culinary staff are on-hand to prepare, cook, and serve a gourmet menu on the day that is sure to delight guests. Bar service is also available for the convenience of couples.