Posts filed under: "Irvington News"

IRV Biz’s, Peeps & Happenings Highlighted in Indianapolis Monthly!

Have you seen the great article on IRV in The Indianapolis Monthly?  Kate Franzman posted in The Hoosier Channel: STREET SAVVY: Irvington – New shops, frosty brews, and a fresh look add allure to this neighborhood just east of downtown.  You’ll find tidbits on the following IRV biz’s, happenings and peeps:  ReTulled; Irvington Vintage; Homespun Gallery and […]

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Traffic Signal Boxes Painted in IRV in Conjunction with KIB’s Great Indy Cleanup!

Great Indy Cleanup was a success in IRV!  A big THANK YOU to our friends at Irvington Terrace and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful for all their work in organizing this event.  Our little eastside neighborhood just got a little bit more clean and a lot more hip!  

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IndyStar: Artists Selected to Paint Irvington Traffic Signal Boxes as a Part of the Great Indy Cleanup

This just in from the IndyStar! Our thanks to writer Andrea Andrews for this story.  We are VERY proud of our friends at Irvington Terrace, our neighbors, business owners and friends AND the selected artists for all the great work they are doing to beautify our little village! Irvington Neighborhoods Announce Winning Designs for Public Art […]

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A Dozen-Plus Events During Historic Irvington Halloween Festival!

Thanks to our Friends at the Historic Irvington Halloween Festival, here is a listing of all the spooky events you can attend during Halloween Week! The Historic Irvington Halloween Festival is a week of events including a 5 mile run, a scholarship pageant, musicians, contests, Halloween-themed movies, storytelling, ghost tours, live theater, bike rides, roller derby, […]

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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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Irvington Terrace Receives Governor’s Service Award

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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Call to Artists for Irvington Public Art Project!

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

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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