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A new floral arrangement

Looking for flowers downtown? There’s a new arrangement, thanks to a shakeup among locally based florists. Enflora Flowers for Business, part of McNamara, plans to open in Chase Tower in early February. And…

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Your favorite Indy building?

Several downtown projects, including Lucas Oil Stadium and the JW Marriott, will add new dimensions to a skyline that hasn’t changed much in the last dozen years. What is your favorite building…

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Your vision for Lucasville?

The host of Property Lines, Cory Schouten, is on vacation this week. Meanwhile, the blog will feature discussion questions about Indianapolis real estate. Today’s topic is the area surrounding Lucas Oil…

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Fixing a crumbling canal walk

The oldest portion of the downtown canal walk could soon get a $3.2-million upgrade. The city is finalizing plans for new pavement, stairs, retaining walls, lighting and railings along…

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Student-housing tower planned

A team of local developers is hoping to build a 550-bed, 16-story apartment tower near the IUPUI campus. The $40 million project, dubbed Paramount Tower, would target the lucrative student-housing market….

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Tower’s history revealed

Contractors uncovered a bit of history this week as they continued renovation work at One Indiana Square, the 36-story office tower at Ohio and Pennsylvania streets. The work revealed parts…

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Catching up: Simon honored

The Simon Property Group Headquarters took top honors at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful’s A Monumental Affair awards last week. The 30-year-old contest honors the city’s best architecture, development and construction. Last year’s top…

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Update on the Circle Truss

What do you think of the Circle Truss proposal? The 280-foot-tall, $10-million stainless steel structure, designed by Kevin K. Parsons & Associates Inc., would be lined with LED lights lit with colors…

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Dunkin may replace Panda

A shakeup continues for street-level retail on Washington Street downtown. Panda Express plans to close its store in the former Roselyn Bakery at Washington and Pennsylvania streets, and a deal is…

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Furs, golf, fitness and Whac-A-Mole

A couple of nuggets from recent development plans:

Making Way for Venu: Another Woodfield Centre tenant is moving to make way for redevelopment. Elan Furs has filed plans to take space in Clearwater Shoppes…

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How much is this land worth?

State officials are challenging a $7-million assessment for a 2.3-acre parking lot sandwiched between the RCA Dome and Lucas Oil Stadium. The state has launched eminent domain proceedings, and the owner isn’t…

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Brokerage firm buys building

A local brokerage firm that specializes in foreclosed properties is moving its headquarters from North Meridian to a 6,700-square-foot office building at 1236-1238 Pennsylvania St. Wynkoop Brokerage bought the building shown…

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Deflating the Dome

Demolition crews will begin letting air out of the RCA Dome as early as next spring. Deflating and removing the Dome’s fabric roof is the first step of a five-month demolition process,…

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Cultural Trail takes shape

How much will the Indianapolis Cultural Trail affect real estate downtown? What do you think of it? The $50-million bike and pedestrian path eventually will connect downtown’s five cultural districts. Funding comes…

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Penn Centre at street level

Here are two street-level renderings of Penn Centre, courtesy of Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf. The first shows the Omega Building along Maryland Street, and the second is a view from Pennsylvania Street. These still are early concepts and the developers…

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Drumroll, please: Buggs to open

Three dining options at Buggs Temple are scheduled to open Oct. 19. They include Tavern at the Temple, Buggs Grille and Cornerstone Coffee House. Staff training is scheduled to begin tomorrow and…

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Thoughts on Ralston Square?

Here are two renderings of the proposed Ralston Square project. The $60 million South Street project, named in honor of the original planner for Indianapolis, would feature a 150-room hotel, 55 condos, a 617-space parking garage and 41,000 square feet…

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