A one-stop shop for landmarks, amenities, businesses, events, and ways to get involved in Irvington. Discover everything that’s great about Irvington here, including a master calendar of events updated by local businesses and organizations.
Friends of Ellenberger Park
Friends of Ellenberger Park is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing Ellenberger Park as a resource for its surrounding communities through effective advocacy, stewardship, and fund development.
Friends of Irving Circle
Friends of Irving Circle is a nonprofit organization established by neighborhood volunteers who care for Irving Circle Park and host events throughout the year.
Irvington Business Association
IBA fosters a collaborative community of businesses all working toward the goal of maintaining a healthy economic environment in Irvington.
Irvington Community Advocacy Network
ICAN connects and supports five main areas of outreach to people in need: two food pantries, an assistance bureau, a counseling center, and a clothing closet. As individual and family needs dictate, members of the community are invited and encouraged to make use of these resources as a safety net for necessities of life. ICAN services are funded by individuals, businesses, organizations, and churches.
Irvington Community Council
Founded in 1970, the council is a nonprofit organization that provides a voice to the city on Irvington issues such as public services and zoning and works to improve the community and the lives of its residents. The Council hosts the annual Irvington Halloween Festival and Summer Music Series.
Irvington Garden Club
This group is comprised of community-minded, garden-loving Irvington neighbors. The club maintains several historic green spaces in the neighborhood and hosts Irvington Farmers Market in Ellenberger Park.
Irvington Historical Society
Irvington Historical Society preserves and promotes the artistic traditions, heritage, and archives of Irvington’s past and present. The historical society operates out of Bona Thompson Memorial Center, which is the only remaining building from the original Butler University campus.
Downey Cooperative Preschool
Located in the heart of Indianapolis’s historic Irvington district, Downey has a simple and happy philosophy: children, parents, and teachers go to school together, each learning from the other.
George W. Julian School # 57
Named after a prominent Indiana legislator, George Washington Julian, School #57 has maintained a strong educational heritage for over 90 years.
Irvington Community Schools
Small, strong, and community-oriented charter school system.
Irvington Community Middle School
Irvington Community Middle School (ICMS) was established in the fall of 2010 as an important component of the Irvington Community Charter School expansion of the K-12 program. ICMS serves students in 6th-8th grades.
Irvington Preparatory Academy
IPA boasts a curriculum that is rigorous and demanding. All students are encouraged to take at least one Advanced Placement or dual-credit course during their career at IPA. The Irvington Community Charter High School is housed in the former Irvington Children’s Guardian Home.
Irvington United Methodist Church (IUMC) Preschool
This preschool, located on the circle on North Audubon Road, has been in operation since 1988.
Our Lady of Lourdes
OLL is a K-8 Catholic school focused on faith. It’s academically strong and grounded in community. It also offers a preschool for 3- to 5-year-old children.
Thomas Carr Howe Community High School
Thomas Carr Howe Community High School, located on 27 acres on the near east side of Indianapolis, Indiana, provides services to students of the Indianapolis Public School community. Howe is currently administered by Charter Schools USA.