Property Lines

Welcome to Property Lines, Indy's source for neighborhood real estate news. Your host is Scott Olson, IBJ's real estate beat reporter. Founded by Cory Schouten.

Bank taking ground level of Broad Ripple office project

New Castle-based Ameriana Bank will open its first Indianapolis branch as part of a redevelopment along North College Avenue where two homes were demolished to make way for the project.
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Roundup: Rocket 88, Shapiro's, Scotty's opening next month

The holiday season will bring a host of restaurant openings to the Indianapolis area, including a few new spots from old standbys.
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Parcel along Central Canal in line for major makeover

The Indianapolis Parks Foundation and Downtown Indy are seeking a firm to mold the land into a "playscape" area at a cost of between $500,000 and $800,000, according to the request for qualifications.
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Hot restaurateur targets Amici's space downtown

Mike Cunningham of Mesh and Bru Burger wants to open a test kitchen and restaurant downtown at 601 E. New York St. But his original plan to tear down the building is meeting stiff resistance.
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Former Colt Brackett ups stakes as restaurateur

Gary Brackett, who opened Georgia Reese's Southern Table and Bar on the northwest side in September, has become the sole owner of the local Stacked Pickle chain.
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Eskenazi Health takes top architectural honor

The hospital won the Monumental Award, beating out eight other projects vying for the prize recognizing excellence in architecture, engineering and construction.
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Roundup: Quills Coffee hits Indy; new Broad Ripple eateries

Louisville-based coffee roaster Quills expects to open downtown this month, while Panda(ology) returns to its roots in Broad Ripple, Patachou's Public Greens debuts nearby, and Chef JJ's expands downtown.
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Traffic lanes would shrink under plan to overhaul Circle

Officials charged with overseeing a $60 million project to make Monument Circle and surrounding streets more pedestrian friendly will unveil design plans to the public Nov. 5.
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Villaggio retail spaces up for auction following foreclosure

The developer of the condo project on Virginia Avenue defaulted on the balance of an $11.6 million loan, prompting the sale of the ground-floor storefront units.
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Splash park, ice rink part of top design for City-County Building plaza

The winning design was submitted by a Baltimore firm, whose project would cost $12.5 million to build. The city and the Central Indiana Community Foundation have begun fundraising efforts to pay for it.
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