Posts filed under: "Neighborhoods"
IndyStar on New Development at Former Indy East Motel Site
The Indy East Motel, a symbol of decay and depravity that had long plagued the recovering Irvington neighborhood on Indianapolis’ Eastside, will meet the wrecking ball Monday. Demolition is expected to begin at 10 a.m. of the 1950s-era motel at 5855 E. Washington St. “The neighborhood has eagerly awaited this day,” said Doug Stuart, board president […]Continue Reading
IndyStar: Doing Indy with IRV Resident, Karissa Hulse of IndyHub
Wonderful article in The Indianapolis Star on one of our fellow IRV residents, Karissa Hulse of Indyhub. Thanks Karissa for the bevy of IRV mentions: homespun: modern handmade, Black Sheep Gifts, La Escollera, Papa Roux and Irvington Development Organization‘s streetscape project! http://indy.st/Mw0M3l (photo courtesy of IndyStar) From the IndyStar: Karissa Hulse is the director of marketing for IndyHub, a nonprofit organization that connects young professionals […]Continue Reading
Gateway to the Eastside: “payneconnect10n”
Congrats to our neighbors at East 10th Street Civic Association on their continued partnership with Central Indiana Community Foundation in developing what will be known as “payne connect10n” at the East 10thStreet/Mass Ave intersection! This is where three trail systems will converge: the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick, Monon Trail […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
“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 […]Continue Reading
Great Neighborhoods, Great City Research
Interesting findings in the just released “Great Neighborhoods Great City” report from the Goldseker Foundation. The focus of this research is on Baltimore but includes many great points that Indianapolis and our local neighborhoods can learn from. This quote reminded us of the pride many of us have in our Indianapolis neighborhoods: “One of the charms […]Continue Reading