A mural honoring Indianapolis native Marshall “Major” Taylor, the first Black world champion cyclist, will begin going up in mid-May on a downtown building a block from Monument Circle, the Arts Council of Indianapolis said Monday.
City bicentennial celebrations ramp up despite pandemic
The city of Indianapolis is turning 200 and, although the pandemic has altered some plans, celebrations are underway and residents have plenty of opportunities to engage.Read More
The state will instead pursue individual leases of state cell towers.
Advocates of constructing a new archives building say the current location, on East 30th Street, is falling into disrepair and that the situation is getting dire.
The dilemma comes after Gov. Eric Holcomb said Thursday he would terminate a tentative deal to lease the state’s cellphone towers for potentially $260 million over 50 years.
The last day of the five-week torch relay began at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where IndyCar driver Sarah Fisher took the torch on a two-lap spin.
The $2 million plaza project is converting what had been a street west of the Statehouse into a pedestrian mall with a fountain and a 25-foot-tall sculpture inspired by the torch on the state flag.
Wells sought to internationalize IU, strongly supporting education in foreign languages and cultures. Yet he never forgot that IU is Indiana’s University.
Walker’s Indianapolis legacy remains strong. The Madam Walker Theatre Center in the 600 block of Indiana Avenue, once the headquarters of her business empire, is now a cultural center listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
A long line of newspapers, radio, television icons came and went in Indianapolis.
Herman C. Krannert, Allison Melangton, Henry J. Richardson and May Wright Sewall have played significant roles in Indianapolis not-for-profits.
Indianapolis has served as headquarters for state and national not-for-profit, performing arts, women’s, and trade and professional organizations for nearly two centuries.
Dr. Donald E. Brown, Angie Hicks, Scott A. Jones and W. Scott Webber made significant contributions to Indianapolis technology history.
Sales of companies seeded the Indianapolis area with a cycle of reinvestment.
Harry Alpert, Robert W. Poorman Jr., Oscar K. Van Ausdall and Samuel Merrill played significant roles in Indianapolis office products and services.
Stephen C. Hilbert, Dr. Amelia R. Keller, Eli Lilly and Dr. William N. Wishard made significant contributions to Indianapolis financial and professional services.
Rapid-fire changes altered how people work and communicate.
Eli Lilly, device makers joined burgeoning hospital systems to build expansive health care system.