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Buzzkill: IHPC kills giant keg signs

Someone must’ve been drinking when they came up with this: A proposal submitted to the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission last month called for three 10-foot-tall, protruding kegs with taps facing the…

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Rebirth for Ambassador?

Two local developers have submitted bids to redevelop the Ambassador apartments adjacent to the Central Library. Van Rooy and Buckingham both proposed mixed uses for the Ambassador building, with street-level retail and commercial…

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Update: Monon Place approved

The Metropolitan Development Commission approved a $15-million Broad Ripple redevelopment project by a 9-0 vote this afternoon, disagreeing with a handful of vocal remonstrators. In siding with the developer,…

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Fun with tax abatements

A couple of development projects that would include tax abatements are up for hearings Wednesday at the Metropolitan Development Commission:

Community Hospital of Indiana Inc. plans to spend $3.7 million updating and expanding…

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Roundup: Bowling alley closing

Sport Bowl calling it quitsThe owners of Sport Bowl, a south-side institution for 67 years, plan to close in about a week. The 32-lane bowling alley has struggled since locally based Royal Pin…

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JW work to begin in June

A three-year project to build a new convention headquarters hotel along West Street now is scheduled to begin on June 1, immediately after the Indianapolis 500, said Mike Wells of developer REI…

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IRT plans $3M renovation

The Indiana Repertory Theatre has won a $3-million grant from the Lilly Endowment to fund renovations of the Indiana Theatre building at 140 W. Washington St. IRT plans to…

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Popular chains show southside love

The Broadbent Co. plans to begin construction soon on a new restaurant strip in front of its Greenwood Place shopping center at U.S. 31 South and Shelby Street. The 7,100-square-foot center will include a Dunkin Donuts with a drive thru,…

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Retro Dunkin rendering

The new Dunkin Donuts at Washington and Pennsylvania streets (reported here in November) likely will have a retro look that incorporates the old Roselyn Bakery sign. Plans call for neon signs and a stainless steel facade. What do you think?

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Sinks, brownfields and insurance

Getting you up to date:

Airport sinks approved
The Indianapolis Airport Authority board has approved an obscure bid package known as “T-31” that provides for the installation of floor-level foot sinks for…

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