Fall Planting for Streetscape

Posted on October 6, 2012

BIG NEWS! With all this rain (and more to come!), we will be planting the trees and perennials this fall after all! Keep Indianapolis Beautiful is donating the plant material, and Irvington Development Organization will be recruiting volunteers for the first two Saturdays in November (3 November for the trees and 10 November for the […]

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Irvington Terrace Receives Governor’s Service Award

Posted on October 3, 2012

Congrats to the Irvington Terrace team for being honored with a Governor’s Service Award this week!  We are very proud of all the accomplishments this small but mighty group has accomplished.  Our neighborhood liaison, Ruth Ann Walker compiled some of their good deeds below – please take a moment to read, you’ll be amazed.  Keep […]

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IDO Annual Meeting and 10 Year Anniversary a Success!

Posted on October 1, 2012

To All Irvingtonians and Friends of Irvington: To celebrate IDO’s 10th Anniversary we made a goal of raising $10,000 at our annual meeting – and we exceeded that goal! THANK YOU to all the donors, sponsors, attendees, and especially the volunteers for making such a fun and profitable event – here’s to another 10 years!

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IDO Celebrates 10 Years of Serving Irvington!

Posted on September 15, 2012

The Irvington Development Organization (IDO) invites you to join us for a lively cocktail reception beginning at 6:30 on Saturday, September 22 at Q Artistry (The Lodge), 5515 E Washington St. A Night Out in Irvington is our signature event, hosted each year at a local business and highlighting Irvington at it’s best! This year’s […]

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Call to Artists for Irvington Public Art Project!

Posted on September 1, 2012

The Irvington Terrace Community Group announces a call to eastside artists to submit a design for consideration in a juried public arts project! Irvington Terrace is partnering with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) on a public art project as a part of KIB’s Great Indy Cleanup. The public art component includes the design and painting of Irvington’s seven traffic signal boxes […]

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WRTV6 Video on Demise of Indy East Motel

Posted on August 27, 2012

View the WRTV6 video on the demo of the Indy East Motel! WRTV 6 – Indy East Motel – Longtime Eyesore – To Be Razed

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IndyStar on New Development at Former Indy East Motel Site

Posted on August 27, 2012

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 […]

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Demo Date Set for Former Indy East Motel

Posted on August 24, 2012

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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IndyStar: Doing Indy with IRV Resident, Karissa Hulse of IndyHub

Posted on August 15, 2012

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 […]

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Free (and quirky!) Environmental Film: Better Bones & Gardens

Posted on August 7, 2012

Want to learn how a trash architect and an urban farmer used discarded cattle bones, bottle caps, wine corks and dvd’s as building materials for homes while transforming manicured front yards into nutritious gardens? Intrigued? Come see Better Bones & Gardens, a FREE 30 min film sponsored by Mundell & Associates, INC., Irvington Development Organization and Irvington […]

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