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Lockerbie in Spring

Lockerbie is a small but charming neighborhood featuring brick sidewalks and a mix of historic houses. Due to its proximity to downtown, as well as its connection to the James Whitcomb Riley, Lockerbie was the first neighborhood in the urban center to be “saved” by preservationists following a long decline. Many of the houses are actually shipped in from other places, although you’d hardly know that today.



This is the house where James Whitcomb Riley lived most of his life:

Across the street, this beauty on a large lot could be yours for only a few million bucks:

More from the same neighborhood.  It’s surprising how many houses here are for sale:





How many neighborhoods in Indianapolis have a 3-story refurbished loft complex at the corner of 2 alleys?

Indiana checklist…Fading basketball goal: check.  Truck: Check.

I took this one because one can see the interstate in the distance:

I like this shot:

And a final one for the romantics:

4 Responses to “ “Lockerbie in Spring”

  1. Andy says:

    I wonder if one of the houses for sale is the Jim O’Brien residence. I heard he lived in the neighborhood.

  2. Travis says:

    I wish I could afford to live in this neighborhood! Too bad I have 2 years till I graduate and another 20-30 before I can afford to live in Lockerbie.

  3. Will says:

    where are all the flowers? Chatham Arch seems to be in full bloom though

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