IBJ Podcast: How do you solve a problem like Monument Circle?

A circle seems like a simple shape, but this is a very complex puzzle for city officials. For this week’s edition of the IBJ Podcast, Dan Parker, director of the Indianapolis Department of Public Works, talks with host Mason King about the direction the city is taking and what roadblocks could be in the way.

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Memory Bank: Ice skating on Monument Circle

The pools of water around the Soldiers and Sailors Monument used to be frozen each winter for ice skating. The practice was halted in the mid-1980s when it was discovered that the weight of the ice was causing damage to the fountain basins.

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