The Carmel Clay Historical Society broke ground in June on the 10,000-square-foot museum at the southwest corner of First Street SW and Monon Boulevard, along the border between Midtown and the Arts & Design District.
Old City Hall development is ‘huge opportunity,’ although designs remain in their infancy
Early plans for the $150 million project, known for now as the “Alabama Redevelopment,” call for a 387-foot glass tower containing 190 apartments, 24 condominiums, 150 hotel rooms and 8,000 square feet of retail and hospitality space.Read More
Walker Legacy Center to start endowment with proceeds from real estate sales
The sale of Walker Plaza, which was built in 1989, also clears the way for the center’s leadership to usher in a new plan for the Legacy Center, which is expected to focus on further educating the public about C.J. Walker and her work as a businesswoman and prominent figure in Indianapolis in the early 1900s.Read More
New version of 89-year-old lost mural represents a salvaged legacy
Kaila Austin is reimagining one of John Wesley Hardrick’s murals for an exhibition that opens Friday at Tube Factory Artspace.Read More
City issues RFP for redevelopment of Drake apartment property
The request for proposals requires bids to include an offer of more than $1 million for the property and to fulfill federal Community Development Block Grant parametersRead More
The concert and exhibition of pop culture artifacts owned by the Indianapolis Colts owner follows a similar event staged last year before the beginning of the NFL season.
The improvements were made possible by a fundraising campaign that exceeded expectations and generated $6.8 million from 535 donors, said Charlie Hyde, CEO of the presidential site.
The Indianapolis Department of Public Works says work on the bridge will halt if remains are found during construction, and it plans to have an archaeologist on site during construction who would flag signs of burial. But critics are seeking an archeological dig first.
The Midland Bridge, which spanned the White River in Noblesville for 130 years, will be stored at Conner Prairie once it is removed and disassembled to make way for the city’s Pleasant Street project.
The effort is meant to create more incentive for developers to rehab vacant, deteriorating institutional structures in communities throughout the state.
The Drake has been a often-discussed property since the museum said in mid-2019 the it planned to raze the 95-year-old building as part of a larger real estate effort to make space for additional exhibits and parking.
Rep. J.D. Prescott, R-Union City, has filed House Bill 1143 to establish “The Hoosier State” as Indiana’s official nickname. The bill also would put into state law the origin of the Hoosier terminology—and it’s a story that many Hoosiers today may have never heard before.
Previous owners Brian and Emily Mack spent 17 years living in and lovingly restoring the 1908 Craftsman home built by Carlos and Anne Recker. It was designed by Gustav Stickley and is the only known example of his work in Indianapolis.
Thanks to a recent $5 million Lilly Endowment Inc. grant and other financial support, Indiana Landmarks is expanding its boundaries beyond just preserving buildings.
Indiana Landmarks on Monday released its annual list of the 10 Most Endangered landmarks throughout the state. The organization said the places on the list often face a multitude of problems, including abandonment, neglect, or owners who lack money for repairs.
In a tweet Sunday, Irsay confirmed he has acquired the belt for his collection of rock music, American history and pop culture memorabilia, which is currently touring the country.
At risk of flooding due to rising sea levels, the historic settlement demonstrates the danger that some of the nation’s most important cultural sites face due to climate change.
Greg Fehribach has been an attorney for 35 years, but he’s also plenty of other things: accessibility expert, panel trustee for a U.S. bankruptcy court in Indiana, person behind Ball State University and Eskenazi Health’s internship program for disabled students, and tourist.
City officials on Monday released a long-anticipated request for developers to submit ideas for reuse of the 28-story Indianapolis City-County Building, along with studies that show it would take more than $35 million in basic upgrades to repurpose the structure.
Over the last two years, the Stenz Construction Corp., Third Street Ventures and Pure Development have undertaken a $25 million renovation of the former U.S. Corrugated Box Co. building.
The State Road 32 expansion project in downtown Westfield hit a speed bump Wednesday when the Indiana Historic Preservation Review Board of the Department of Natural Resources voted to prolong the proposed route’s review by at least 30 days.
The Indiana Historic Preservation Review Board next week will examine the plan, which would require demolishing or relocating four commercial buildings in downtown Westfield’s historic district.
The smooth limestone building at 3902 N. Illinois St. with streamlined Moderne design touches has been vacant since a brewpub closed there in 2018. Before that, it was a Double 8 Foods store and the Hoster-Hiser Ford and Lincoln-Zephyr car dealership.
An effort by the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis’ to overturn the city’s designation of the Drake apartment building as a historic property has been transferred to federal court—even as the organization continues working with city officials on a plan to salvage the building.