Indianapolis Business Journal

APRIL 20-26, 2015

Indianapolis officials are dealing with a rash of applications for gas stations in some areas as developers try to beat a looming moratorium on their construction. Scott Olson explains the big rush and reveals where the proposed stations would be located. Also in this week’s issue, Kathleen McLaughlin reveals that the state is eyeing downtown’s Central Canal for a $25 million archives building. And in A&E Etc., Lou Harry holds forth on the flock of new plays descending on local theaters.

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Indiana may build $25M archive on downtown canal

Indiana is working on plans to build a $25 million state archives building on the Central Canal downtown, taking up green space and adding another institutional user to the Canal Walk. The canal site, across from the Indiana History Center, beat out three other locations the state evaluated.

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EDITORIAL: Justice center critics must follow through

Opponents of the controversial justice complex proposal pushed by Mayor Greg Ballard might have killed the project when the City-County Council’s Rules and Public Policy Committee voted against it April 14, but that victory shouldn’t be confused with solving the problem. The city is still burdened with inefficient, unsafe jails and courtrooms.

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Why the ‘assault’ label?

I was disappointed to read the caption under the picture in the article about Poseidon Experience, “Alan Errichiello trains with an assault rifle … ” [March 23 IBJ].

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Indianapolis area needs engaged public

Bruce Race’s [April 6] column “Collaborate on agenda for an exceptional region” recommends a more deliberate conversation about regional planning issues. We couldn’t agree more.

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