The city wants to change how people think of and use Indianapolis' most iconic roundabout, and that means letting artists take the first stab.
Scaffolding has been up around the lower levels of the 113-year-old Soldiers and Sailors Monument since last October as crews have been working to fix water leaks and damage to bolts holding bronze figures in place.
The city, National Endowment for the Arts and Central Indiana Community Foundation have contributed to the plan for expanding amenities, activities and attractions on the Circle.
Gary Ginstling is taking over an organization trying to address four years of deficits and a shrinking endowment. Days into his new post, the CEO of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra talks with IBJ about priorities, fundraising and keeping musicians engaged.
The joint effort between local architects and tourism officials allows residents and visitors to download self-guided audio tours of the city’s major monuments, sports venues and public buildings.