The Whitestown Plan Commission has approved plans for a seven-building senior living center northeast of Main Street and Central Boulevard. The vacant land once was earmarked for a similar facility by another developer.
The Indy Eleven has expressed interest in the former Broad Ripple High School site as a potential location for its proposed stadium development, but the team tapped the brakes on that possibility Friday, noting it is continuing to evaluate multiple options.
The proposed five-story complex, planned for the heart of Broad Ripple, drew concern from residents over potential parking issues, the height of the proposed buildings and the future of the alley running north-south through the property.
State Sen. John Ruckelshaus said too many new hospitals, especially in small wealthy clusters, might be driving up the cost of health care. He said his bill was prompted by a recent effort by St. Vincent to rezone a 30-acre site in Carmel.