The Indianapolis Department of Public Works will close Indiana Avenue from Blackford to West streets from Thursday afternoon until Monday afternoon.
Buckingham withdraws plans for $70M project along Indiana Avenue
A formal withdrawal of project plans was filed Friday, Nov. 20 with the city of Indianapolis, although no reason was offered.Read More
Plan for major apartment project next to Walker Theatre moves ahead
The proposed complex next to the Madam Walker Legacy Center would include about 344 apartment units ranging from studios to three bedrooms, with most of those likely used by IUPUI students.Read More
Vonnegut Museum shifts gears on Bluebeard-managed cafe plans
Fletcher Place restaurant Bluebeard, which was the museum’s original choice of cafe operator, says it can’t tackle the project right now because of uncertainty around the pandemic.Read More
The mural will be painted between the Madame Walker Legacy Theater and the Indianapolis Urban League in the Indiana Avenue Cultural District, which was historically a Black business, entertainment and population center.
An initiative involving Indiana University and the Lilly Endowment is set to provide a $15 million renovation to the historic Madame Walker Theatre Center while ensuring the historic landmark’s viability into the future.
Lilly Endowment’s $500,000 gift will help fund needed maintenance to the historic building on Indiana Avenue. Center directors say the theater needs a new HVAC system, in addition to electrical wiring, lighting and sound equipment.
The clock is running out on plans to build the Indiana Museum of African American History in White River State Park, but the
ambitious project may find a new home on nearby Indiana Avenue. Less than two weeks before the museum’s option on a two-acre
parcel of park land expires, backers were talking with IUPUI about locating the museum on unspecified university-owned land
along Indiana Avenue.