Posts filed under: "Research"

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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The Coal Factory Development Fact Sheet

This document includes 1) Notes from the Nov 15 Community Meeting re: the Coal Factory redevelopment and 2) Additional facts on the the Coal Factory development. Notes from 11/15/2016 Community Meeting Regarding Coal Factory Development Irvington Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, 55 Johnson Avenue, Indianapolis, IN Presenters: Jarod Brown and Antone Najem, Third Street Ventures; Craig […]

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A Stroll Down East Washington Street in 1910

Guest writer: William Gulde: Historic postcard image: Courtesy of Carol Orbison and the Irvington Historical Society; Washington Street image: Old National Road with view of Trolley rails. Photo cred: Paul Diebold, Irvington Historical Society:  This article generated a good deal of interest when it was initially posted on the blog, Vintage Irvington, so we thought it a […]

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Irvington: We’ve Been All Over the News Lately!

      Have you read about Irvington in the news lately? How could you miss us – we’ve been everywhere!  Here are a few highlights over the last few weeks: Irvington and the near eastside came in as BIG winners on the 2013 Indy A-List. Read the full article and check out our eastside biz […]

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Irvington’s Historic Signage

Ever noticed the cool historic signage around Irvington? There’s the Victoria, the Jeffers, the Muriel and of course others you would instantly recognize like the Irving! Irvington has these and a number of other inscribed and architecturally integrated signage along East Washington St.  According to the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission (IHPC), “a sign is considered […]

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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 […]

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