Urban design firms acquire Market Street building for HQ

December 22, 2011
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Axis REA Indianapolis headquartersTwo local firms focused on architecture and urban design have jointly acquired the former Perfection Bakery Building at 618 E. Market St. in the Cole Noble Commercial Arts District on the near east side. The one-story, 1950s building will serve as a studio and headquarters for Axis Architecture + Interiors and Rundell Ernstberger Associates LLC. The renovation, which calls for shared meeting spaces, libraries and a kitchen/break room, began this month. Exterior improvements including a garden, secured courtyard, paving and plantings also are planned. Prior to the purchase, Axis had occupied about half the building as a tenant. The project will transform the remaining roughly 5,000 square feet of unfinished space. REA was founded in 1979, while Axis was formed in 1995.

    Corey, can you confirm that the building they
    are remodeling in the Greenwood mall parking lot is in fact going to be a Cheddars? I found a website saying they were coming to greenwood but did not say where. The building looks like it could be. Thanks
  • 12th and Delaware?
    While we're talking about downtown, there is an "Available" sign on the Jehovah's Witnesses building at 12th and Delaware. Is the church moving? What sort of tenant cold move in there?
  • Broad Ripple
    Any idea what's going in on the NE corner of Keystone and Broad Ripple Ave?
    • 62nd/keystone
      Permits says its a Speedway.
    • not cheddars
      possibly payless liquors, i wish it was a chedars, hope im wrong,

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