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44th Annual Benton House Tour of Homes

By Katie Hughes Mark your calendar for historic Irvington’s 44th Annual Benton House Tour of Homes, the longest consecutively running home tour in the city of Indianapolis!  The tour will be held on Sunday, September 17, 2017, from noon to 5 p.m. This year’s theme is “Exploring a Century in Irvington,” putting the spotlight on […]

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IDO Invites Members to 2017 Annual Meeting

Current and aspiring IDO members, please join us to celebrate IDO’s 15th anniversary, at our annual meeting at Irving Circle Park. Save the date for 6-9 p.m., Saturday, September 9. Purchase tickets by Thursday, August 31. Evening in the park: Ticket holders can enjoy table seating and a light dinner. We’ll conduct some IDO business […]

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Benton House Books (And More) Sale

By Todd Grooten The annual Benton House Book Sale will be held July 21–23 on the grounds of the historic Benton House, at 312 South Downey Avenue, with free admission. If you’re looking for great used books at great prices, join us at the following times: Friday, July 21, 5–8 p.m. Saturday, July 22, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sunday, July […]

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Experience Irvington’s Gardens in June

By Ed Myers, President, Irvington Garden Club Throughout the past 16 years, those attending the garden club’s annual garden tours have had the opportunity to walk shaded paths, witness the flashing shadows of overhead branches on the ground and maybe, if one was nearby, sit on a garden bench. Others have felt the cooling effect […]

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Celebrate 25 Years of Concerts in Irving Circle Park

This summer, join Friends of Irving Circle in celebrating 25 years of summer concerts in the park. All concerts are free of charge and family friendly. Irving Circle Park, one of historic Irvington’s most treasured landmarks, is located where South Audubon Road meets East University Avenue. The bands play from 7 to 9 p.m. while […]

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Showcase Your House on the Home Tour to Support Irvington Landmarks

The 43rd Annual Benton House Tour of Homes is on Sunday, September 17th 2017, and the Home Tour Committee is now recruiting homeowners to showcase their homes. Consider participating, even if you’re unsure about it. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be on the tour? Benton House board member and past tour participant […]

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Coal Factory Redevelopment: IDO Community Update Meeting Dec 6, 2016

    Coal Factory Redevelopment:  IDO Community Update Meeting Tuesday, December 6 6:00 pm Fellowship Hall Irvington United Methodist Church 30 N. Audubon Rd. (please note the location change) Irvington Development Organization is hosting the second in a series of meetings over the next couple of months before the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission (IHPC) hears the […]

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Irvington re-Signed: A Public Art Project

By Heidi Unger The community of Irvington needs a new sign! We’re unsure how many years the Town of Irvington sign was posted near the eastern edge of Irvington (at 6738 East Washington Street), but we do know that the wooden sign has rotted beyond repair and fallen from its mount. The sign had been […]

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One of a Kind IDO Fundraiser at Tyner Pond Farms, Sept 10

  IDO is holding a gala dinner under the stars at Tyner Pond Farm near Greenfield, IN on September 10. This elegant yet rustic event will help to raise funds that will help strengthen and support Irvington’s commercial district which focuses on recruiting quality businesses to the Irvington area. The event will also introduce Irvington […]

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Bringing the Shade Back to Shadeland

Below is an article from our January IDO Newsletter about the large-scale tree planting that occurred in the Irvington Terrace area during the 2015 Lilly Global Day of Service event. A big thank you to the employees at Eli Lilly and Company, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Irvington Garden Club, IDO’s own Irvington Green Initiative and our wonderful Irvington and […]

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