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…]

ALKHEMY in a Great Place

February 24, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy Surveying the diverse crowd that packed Maple Crossing’s Concord building at 38th and Illinois streets on a cold February night, Kheprw Institute’s Imhotep Adisa smiled as he took the microphone. “When […more…]

Walkable Urban Places

February 8, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy Walkable urban places around the country are emerging as a highly desirable alternative to suburban sprawl, according to nationally recognized “smart growth” advocate Christopher Leinberger. For three decades, he has been […more…]

Two Historic Schools at Risk of Relocation

January 5, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy A recommendation from a task force hastily convened by the Indiana General Assembly could result in closing both the Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD) and the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually […more…]

2019: An Electric Year for IndyGo

January 5, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy The year 2019 marked the beginning of the most significant investment in public transportation in the city’s history. With the launch of the Red Line bus rapid transit (BRT) service, improved […more…]

A Reprieve for the Drake

January 4, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy One of Midtown’s last remaining historic Meridian Street high-rise apartment buildings dodged the wrecking ball in December. On Dec. 16, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and the City of Indianapolis Department […more…]

Helping Native Plants Thrive

November 18, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy Adam Schmutte, urban naturalist manager at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, leads a team that completed a major habitat restoration project along Fall Creek’s 30th Street bridge embankment. Once overrun by honeysuckle and […more…]

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