Posts filed under: "IDO News"

Fall Planting for Streetscape

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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IDO Annual Meeting and 10 Year Anniversary a Success!

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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WRTV6 Video on Demise of Indy East Motel

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

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

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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