Groups that hope to see revitalization in the Indiana Avenue neighborhood are paying close attention to how future interstate construction projects will affect the area.
Rooftop venue planned at 96-year-old Walker Theatre
A 100-capacity rooftop event venue is planned at the Madam Walker Legacy Center, the historic building at 617 Indiana Ave that opened in 1927.Read More
Musical being prepped for Broadway to bring stars to the Walker
Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller and University High alum Morgan Wood will perform new songs of the “Five Points” musical in Indianapolis.Read More
Art & Soul performances to celebrate ‘Kings & Queens’
In-person Art & Soul events are scheduled for February at the Cabaret, Jazz Kitchen and Indianapolis Artsgarden.Read More
‘Babyface’ Edmonds comes home for Walker Theatre’s 95th anniversary
This weekend’s “welcome back” events at the Walker include Friday’s Babyface show, block parties on Saturday and Sunday, and celebrating the completion of $15 million in renovations.Read More
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The donation, from the Eli Lilly and Co. Foundation, brings the project’s fundraising total to $27 million. The total project cost is estimated at $30 million.
A $70 million mixed-use proposal—later withdrawn—by Buckingham Cos. for property at 719 Indiana Ave. owned by the Walker Center met significant opposition.
A formal withdrawal of project plans was filed Friday, Nov. 20 with the city of Indianapolis, although no reason was offered.
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.
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.