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Historic namesake for German Church Road facing demolition

Historic preservation groups are fighting to save a 1914 church at the northeast corner of Washington Street and German Church
Road in Cumberland. The congregation of St. John United Church of Christ has been working on plans to build a new church on
Carroll Road and struck a deal to sell the old one to a developer. The plans are rumored to include demolition
to make way for a CVS store.

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Efforts target blight on 16th

A stretch of 16th Street could see new life as the Indianapolis Housing Agency plans to redevelop a troubled low-income housing project and Kroger revives efforts to acquire land and plan a new supermarket to replace a cramped, old-format location.

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Plans emerge for old Winona

A few weeks back, IBJ reported on early proposals for the vacant former Winona Memorial Hospital. The five-story property
is saddled with about $2 million in unpaid taxes and soon will become public property. So far, two groups have stepped up
with ideas…

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Weigh in on the new Wishard

Check out this early rendering of a proposed replacement for Wishard Hospital. The $754-million project calls for 11 stories and about 1.2 million square feet of space. It would be built just west of the current hospital, next to the…

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JW Marriott taking shape

The new 1,000-room JW Marriott convention hotel is rising fast at West and Washington streets in anticipation of a grand opening in March 2010. The $425-million complex also calls for a Courtyard by Marriott, SpringHill Suites and a Fairfield Inn…

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Renewal planned for towers

Developers are working on plans to build new residential or commercial space adjacent to two public-housing towers near Mass Ave downtown. The Indianapolis Housing Agency…

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