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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays
Enjoy the holidays and time away folks! Best wishes from Urban Indy. Social Media
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Favorite Trend of 2013

Favorite Trend of 2013
I briefly thought of coming up with a list of the highs and lows as they pertained to Indianapolis development.  But lists are not my thing, and instead I will focus on my favorite trend of the year: buildings being reused as apartments.  This has been going on for a number of years, but it seems like 2013 was a particular high point for Center Township reuse. 1352 Illinois Street: 800 N Capitol: The American Building: Artistry: Circa: There are plenty more that we have not featured or photographed, including the Central Products Supply at Central and 10th. What is your favorite trend of...
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Blue Line Recommended Alternatives Accepted

Blue Line Recommended Alternatives Accepted
For the better part of the past year, the MPO has spearheaded an alternatives analysis of the Indy Connect Blue Line, a proposed rapid transit corridor spanning Indianapolis from the east side to the west side through downtown. Urban Indy has reported periodically on the Blue Line when public comment periods have been announced. (see prior reports here & here). This week, the Indianapolis Regional Transportation Council (IRTC) Policy Committee voted to accept the final recommendations on the Blue Line. When the process started, the goal was to refine alternatives for 3 major criteria: Route &...
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6 East Washington

6 East Washington
A quick photo update on a project I like quite a bit, the new structure at 6 East Washington: More information can be found in this article on the IBJ. The first floor tenant will be Chipotle. Let the burrito wars commence. Social Media
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West 10th Street Versus Velocity’s Goals

West 10th Street Versus Velocity’s Goals
Indianapolis residents have been treated to a good deal of press releases in the past two days about the new Velocity action plan for downtown. The ambitious plan is full of great ideas that we at Urban Indy are excited about.   Of course, more could be done for the urban core surrounding downtown, but that is another story for another time. Another new addition that seems to be generating a good deal of buzz is the new Eskanazi Hospital on West 10th Street.  The structure is quite attractive and features innovative features such as a sky farm.  Less attention has been paid to the built environment...
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