The Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission said it would be the first local preservation group in the country to include LGBTQ history in all historic area plans.
A Marion Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of a neighborhood resident, who fought the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission’s decision to give the project the green light.
A 17-year veteran of the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission has been appointed administrator of the city body, replacing longtime leader David Baker.
Over three decades, David Baker’s purview has grown to 12 historic districts, five conservation districts and many individual landmark properties.
The Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission wants the developer of a proposed mixed-use project including condos, town houses and single-family dwellings to take another shot at addressing commissioners’ concerns.
A nearly two-acre property is shaping up to be pivotal in terms of what residents of one of Indianapolis’ most-desirable neighborhoods consider to be acceptable development.
Mike Cunningham and business partner Patrick Heitz have received approval to build two upscale condos in one structure at the rear of the Vida restaurant, set to open early next month.
Three residents have taken the unusual step of asking a Marion County judge to block the $10 million development, arguing it’s too big for the neighborhood.
Members of the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission say they postponed a vote on the Mass Ave project at the request of City-County Council members who argue the building’s massive screen could run afoul of billboard rules. Commission members also questioned the building’s design and even its bold colors.
Indianapolis Public Schools has put the 11-acre site on the market. It was built in 1931 as a Coca-Cola bottling plant but the school system has used it since 1975 as a bus maintenance facility.
Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission members gave the union the go-ahead to build the lot, paving the way for a $43 million apartment and retail development on Mass Ave.
Gershman Partners, which bought the Marott Center less than a year ago, wants to build the addition on an adjacent surface lot.
The Indianapolis-based North American Retail Hardware Association bought a building on North Delaware Street downtown and will move its headquarters there following an extensive renovation.
The union is promising to keep a parking lot it wants to build as part of an expansion at a key Massachusetts Avenue intersection in that use for just five years to help win approval of the project.
Developer Larry Jones said he’ll spend about $600,000 to renovate the 6,700-square-foot eyesore at 1101 N. College Ave., which has sat empty since the early 1980s.
The Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission is proposing to take under its jurisdiction 90 buildings on and near the Circle, giving the city stricter control over signage and other changes to building exteriors.