Fire Station 16 Update

April 29, 2019 0

After receiving the necessary administrative approvals, Third Street Ventures (TSV) can move ahead with plans to redevelop the former fire station located at 5555 N. Illinois St. On March 18, the City-County Council affirmed a […more…]

School 43 in Transition (Again)

April 10, 2019 0

by Jim Grim What began as another leadership vacancy at a school in the heart of Midtown reflects a deeper crisis, according to close stakeholders. It’s déjà vu for parents, educators, and community supporters of […more…]

Station 16 set to pack up and move

June 28, 2016 2

On Friday, June 24, 2016, the Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD)  announced its intention to close Station 16 at 5555 N. Illinois and consolidate it with Station 32 in Broad Ripple. The City of Indianapolis and […more…]

A Tale of Two Stations

April 26, 2016 0

by Dan Carpenter Faced with the closure of Fire Station 16 at 5555 N. Illinois, Butler-Tarkington neighborhood tempers are running hot. Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) Chief Ernest Malone attempted to put out the fire at […more…]