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College Avenue Nodes: 49th Street Edition

College Avenue Nodes: 49th Street Edition
This corner has seen the largest amount of change within the past four years.  And there is potential for that to continue, with a proposal for the first major mixed-use project along College Avenue to be built since the days of the streetcar. Northeast: This recently renovated building which used to house Steck Plumbing is now the home of Sinking Ship bar.  This would have been a very dangerous thing for yours truly if it happened a decade ago when I was living next door. The corner is also home to Recess, one of the top restaurants in town, and my personal favorite. Northwest: Hopefully, this...
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Quantifying Transit Equality

Quantifying Transit Equality
A recent epiphany came to me when I was debating how we advocate for transit improvements. Often times, as an advocate, its hard to easily craft a message that everyday citizens can understand; especially when we live in a time where nearly everyone alive grew up during the rise and golden age of the automobile. It is the only frame of reference that most of us have when it comes to thinking about how we get from Point A to Point B. Heck, I drive every day to get to work, to school, to the grocery and to the doctor. I grew up this way and while I advocate for transit improvements, the state of things...
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Tackling 16 Tech Part 2

Tackling 16 Tech Part 2
Last July, Urban Indy brought you the 30,000 foot view of the newly announced 16 Tech Plan. We asked Develop Indy a lot of questions about the project which would take a currently underutilized tract of land on the NW side of downtown and turn it into an office/industrial park for the urban core. Urban Indy specifically pointed out the nature of developments such as this, and that being the large amount of required parking. We asked what was being done to address this since large surface parking is already an issue downtown; an issue which the city is purposefully trying to eliminate. Develop Indy...
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March 2012 Wallpaper

March 2012 Wallpaper
Been a crazy first couple months of the year, but made some time for this. Here is the March 2012, wallpaper. A little late, but hope you enjoy. 2560 x 1600,1280 x 853, 1280 x 1024, 1366 x 768 Social Media ...
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College Avenue Nodes: 52nd Street Edition

College Avenue Nodes: 52nd Street Edition
This is the second post in a weekly series featuring College Avenue business nodes. Post number one featuring 54th Street can be seen here. Northeast: This large building has been empty for several years ever since the former Movie Gallery closed.  A Mexican restaurant known as Calle 52 was proposed here, but a few of the neighborhood business owners objected, mainly over parking concerns.  The issue is currently tied up in court.  I find it unfortunate that these owners are opposed to this project, as it is certainly better for the corner than an empty building and an ugly fence.  More information...
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