Posts filed under: "Neighborhoods"

RequestIndy App Improves Communication between Residents, City Agencies

By Heidi Unger For many years, the City of Indianapolis has worked to improve communication between residents and the mayor’s office. The Mayor’s Action Center (MAC) serves as the point of contact for residents who have concerns that city agencies can address. Is trash accumulating at a property on your block? Tired of swerving around a pothole […]

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ICAN Broadens Reach in Irvington Community

By Heidi Unger A year ago, when Rev. Trey Flowers brought his family to Irvington and became pastor of Downey Avenue Christian Church, he was intrigued with the neighborhood’s close community feel and the network of churches working together. “It was a breath of fresh air,” he says. “Irvington is such a caring, tight-knit community. […]

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Discover the Best of Irvington

Quick reminders: In case you missed previous announcements, here are the details for two upcoming events. IRVINGTON FARMERS MARKET Sunday, the beloved Irvington Farmers Market, brought to you by Irvington Garden Club, has resumed its summer schedule of the second Sunday of the month, noon to 3 p.m. in Ellenberger Park. The next market will […]

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IDO Survey Yields Great Feedback

We received a lot of helpful feedback in response to the survey about our newsletter. Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete it. We’ve compiled a spreadsheet containing all responses and we’re working to incorporate these ideas in future editions of the newsletter. Here are some of the survey results. Which of […]

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Calling All Civic-Minded Irvingtonians

Irvington is known for its engaged and active neighbors. If you’ve ever wondered how you too can have all that fun you hear about on Facebook and give back to this community we love so dearly, now’s your chance. All the Irvington organizations are hosting a “job fair” for volunteer positions with our respective groups. […]

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Coal Yard Developers Revamp IHPC Application

At its February 1, 2017 hearing, IHPC advised Coal Yard developers to rework their application for a certificate of appropriateness for the Bonna Avenue property. The commission asked developers to reconsider architectural style and landscaping for the site. The City of Indianapolis videotapes these hearings and posts them publicly online. The site proposal in the application […]

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A Look Back at The Irvington Lofts

By Nancy Larner Ruschman Remember the former Indy East Motel? If you do, you might recall what an eyesore the structure was, not to mention the crime and other troublesome elements it attracted. In 2006 the city revoked Indy East’s license to operate, and finally shuttered it in 2009 due to an extremely high number […]

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Notes from 12/06/2016 Community Meeting Regarding Coal Factory Development

Notes from 12/06/2016 Community Meeting Regarding Coal Factory Development Irvington United Methodist Church, 30 North Audubon Road, Indianapolis, IN Presenters: Jarod Brown and Antone Najem, Third Street Ventures; Craig McCormick, Blackline Studios; Margaret Banning, Irvington Development Organization Margaret Banning mentioned that several people had asked about demographics and how Irvington compares to other neighborhoods. She […]

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Become an IDO Financial Supporter!

Dear Irvington Neighbors and Friends, Irvington is such an exciting place to call home! When folks move here, we stay put because it is such a great place to live.  When neighbors do decide to move, their houses are scooped up within days.   We should be grateful that we live in one of the most […]

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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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