Bridges and Sidewalks and Roads, Oh My!

March 21, 2020 0

UPDATED by Thomas P. Healy It’s springtime, and the community’s attention turns to…infrastructure! Since asphalt plants opened in March, the City of Indianapolis Department of Public Works (DPW) street maintenance team has switched from using […more…]

Adaptive Reuse in Broad Ripple

March 1, 2020 0

After realizing that maintenance costs of its 1931 Gothic brick church were a burden, the New Paradigm Christian Church congregation put the building at 6202 Carrollton on the market where it was snatched up in […more…]

Art Center Library Coffee Bar

February 27, 2020 0

In response to the public health emergency, The Library Coffee Bar is closed until further notice. Adding to Midtown’s growing number of “third places” is the Indianapolis Art Center’s Ruth Lilly Library, which has been […more…]

Arsenal Park Upgrades

January 8, 2020 0

Indy Parks is prepared to invest some of its limited capital budget in Arsenal Park, 1400 E. 46th St. Plans call for replacing a dated splash pad and adding amenities like shade structures, benches, and […more…]

Broad Ripple Mixed-Use Project

January 4, 2020 0

A proposed development along the Red Line bus rapid transit corridor in Broad Ripple promises to be a significant mixed-use project. According to documents filed with the City, Midtown Development Partners LLC wants to construct […more…]

Transformative Development Takes Time

November 4, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy The October resignation of Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corporation (MFCDC) executive director Leigh Riley Evans is just one of a series of setbacks that has beset Central @ 29, the long-anticipated redevelopment […more…]

Nonprofits Add Affordable Housing Options

October 12, 2019 0

Midtown embraces housing built specifically for low-income households as part of an equitable development strategy to sustain mixed-income neighborhoods. From its Midtown headquarters on Washington Boulevard, the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership (INHP) helps increase affordable […more…]

Red Line Construction Update

July 15, 2019 0

Construction of the Red Line continues, and in mid-July final lane configurations are being placed on College Avenue and Meridian Street. This includes complete new pavement markings and installation of the mountable median. Left-turn restrictions […more…]

Bob Behning: ‘Dollar Law’ Changemaker

July 1, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy Indiana Rep. Bob Behning (R-91), a long-time advocate of education reform, authored House Enrolled Act 1641, which modified the state’s “Dollar Law.” Behning took time during a trip to China with […more…]

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