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.
‘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
Black residents near Indiana Avenue want projects in tune with neighborhood
A $70 million mixed-use proposal—later withdrawn—by Buckingham Cos.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.Read More
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
The president is hoping to do even more to promote electric vehicles, including a provision for a $7,500 tax credit for consumers who buy electric vehicles through 2026 that’s been floated as part of his proposed $1.85 trillion social services and climate bill.
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.
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.