Posts filed under: "IDO News"

Demo Date Set for Former Indy East Motel

Incredible news! The demolition of the former Indy East Motel is right around the corner. Monday, Aug 27 at 10:00am will be the official “dropping of the sign” with the actual building demolition to take place on Tuesday the 28th. Irvington Development Organization is thrilled to begin a new chapter on the Irvington Street corridor […]

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Streetscape Construction Images-We’re Making Progress!

Irvington Development Organization is pleased to see how the Irvington Streetscape construction is moving along.  Here are a few photos we thought we’d share of the construction crew on the progress being made. Photos come to us courtesy of Chris Bergin  Enjoy!  

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Irvington Terrace to Host CleanUp Event with KIB & Mayor Ballard

The folks at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. and The City of Indianapolis are hosting another Great Indy CleanUp event in October and the BIG NEWS is Irvington Terrace has been selected to host the kick off event with Mayor Greg Ballard! Here’s the thing, LOTS of volunteers are needed and here are three ways you can help: 1) Attend a kickoff meeting […]

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LISC Facade Grants: Irvington Businesses Benefit!

Thank you to our friends at Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) for awarding 47 local businesses and commercial properties with facade grants to improve the outside structure and signage of their buildings. Irvington Development Organization and IRV merchants have benefitted from this grant many times! This year Geneva Hair Studio and Amber Rose were recipients – congrats! Want to learn more […]

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“Street Lamp Blonde,” a New Brew for an Irvington Cause!

A new brew is being tapped TONIGHT, June 29, at 4pm for a great Irvington cause! Irvington Development Organization is teaming up with Black Acre Brewing Co. to launch a new brew called “Street Lamp Blonde”. Black Acre is donating $1 per SLB beer to help fund the new streetlights that will be purchased for the Irvington Streetscape so come […]

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“Like” IDO on Facebook

If you love Irvington, won’t you consider “Liking” Irvington Development Organization by clicking on here and hitting the Like button? https://www.facebook.com/IrvingtonDevelopment You may ask: what does IDO do for Irvington? Well for starters, IDO… Recruits exciting new businesses to the heart of Irvington. Did you know that IDO helped to recruit Black Acre Brewing Co. and Ossip Optometry? Oversees the Irvington […]

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Irvington Development Organization in IndyStar!

A small but mighty post in The Indianapolis Star on the Irvington Development Organization‘s project at the former Indy East motel! “The Irvington Development Organization plans to develop 50 apartments at the site of the vacant Indy East Motel, 5855 E. Washington St. The abandoned motel has been a problem in the Irvington area, attracting vagrants. The […]

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Many Celebrations to Share in the May IDO Newsletter

We’re squeaking in our May newsletter just in time!  This month we’re sharing several engaging articles including the 2nd anniversary of homespun: modern handmade, the celebration of the Irvington Streetscape groundbreaking with a wonderful article by longtime Irvingtonian Rosemary Spalding , a famous recipe from The Legend Classic Irvington Cafe, a word from IDO donors, […]

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Get Your IRV Stickers!

Want your very own IRV sticker? IDO will be selling these cuties at the Farmer’s Market on June 10, Ellenberger Park – only $2 and the proceeds go to support the work that IDO does in our Irvington neighborhood!

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Energize Irvington!

Want to Energize Irvington? Here’s how! Irvington Development Organization has teamed up with the Energizing Indiana initiative to provide FREE home energy assessments to residents. The best part: for every household that participates, Energizing Indiana will donate $25 to IDO! You get to support a good cause AND find out which “energy crooks” are stealing energy from […]

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