A city hearing examiner recused herself from ruling on a variance for a proposed 40,000-square-foot health and family center at Broad Ripple Park. The recusal automatically advances the proposal to the city’s Metropolitan Development Commission.
City to remove Confederate memorial in Garfield Park
The decision comes nearly three years after city officials began debating the appropriateness of its placement.Read More
Indy Parks board OKs lease for Broad Ripple Park development
The Indianapolis Parks Department has preliminarily agreed to pay nearly $1 million per year to lease space in a new family center planned for Broad Ripple Park.Read More
Cash-strapped Indy Parks seeks creative financing for community center
A deal to build a new family center at Broad Ripple Park could be just the first of several privately funded projects considered by the park system.Read More
Initial design unveiled for new $20M Broad Ripple Park family center
The project—part of a $70 million master plan for the park approved last year—is expected to feature a 40,000-square-foot building in place of the existing park center.Read More
Riverside Golf Course’s assets will be auctioned off in early December prior to the 119-year-old course’s closure. Meanwhile, with Coffin Golf Course going under new management, some of its assets will be sold.
Changes are in the works for several city-owned golf courses, after the Indianapolis Parks Department agreed to new, 10-year management contracts that are awaiting approval from the City-County Council.
The impending closure of Riverside Golf Course—which opened in 1900 as only the fourth municipal golf course in the country—is part of the city’s master plan for Riverside Park. The city’s second oldest municipal course also is slated for closure.
A towering limestone monument to a long-ago Indianapolis mayor will be transformed into a performance venue at Riverside Park, thanks in part to a Lilly Endowment Inc. grant.
The Indianapolis Parks Department is proposing the creation of public-private partnership involving a health care provider to help pay for a new family event center at Broad Ripple Park.
The plan calls for construction of a 75,500-square foot community center, a river walk and event pavilions, among other attractions.
City park leaders are seeking public input as they kick-start a master-planning process for improvements to the 62-acre piece of land along the White River.
The site where Robert F. Kennedy announced the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. could soon receive a makeover, new programming and a federal historic designation.
Former Mayor Richard Lugar joined current Mayor Joe Hogsett and former mayors Steve Goldsmith, Bart Peterson and Greg Ballard for Monday's announcement.
As a U.S. attorney, Joe Hogsett was instrumental in arresting dozens of people connected to the club in a 2012 raid. As mayor of Indianapolis, Hogsett wants to transform the infamous site into a park or other community gem.
The city, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and Eli Lilly and Co. are teaming on a new initiative aimed at beautifying the city.
Indianapolis’ parks have a range of activities to choose from year-round, many at low or no cost.
The 4-mile stretch of the Wapahani Trail will connect White River State Park to a multi-use path on Raymond Street near Eli Lilly and Co.’s 255-acre private park.
The city of will replace one home water well and lower pumps in three others because they're being sucked dry by an irrigation system at a park where crews are building international sports fields.