Posted by Curt Ailes in New Development
on Feb 15th, 2011 | 10 comments
For years, a dilapidated structure has sat on a triangular patch of land on Indianapolis’ northeast side. The property bound by Binford Blvd, Allisonville Road and 45th street named Keystone Towers is a structure which for all intents and purposes, has turned into an eyesore. It is abandoned, behind on property taxes, vermin infested and rumored to be deteriorating on the interior portions. It is covered in graphitti, and also rumored to be home to many squatters.
Recently, local media announced that the city had taken over posession of the property and the most popular rumor is that this place...
Posted by Kevin Kastner in Neighborhoods
on Aug 11th, 2010 | 3 comments
On the banks of Fall Creek stand a set of solidly built brick apartments. They are proud and prominent, yet little known, due to the fact that the closest thoroughfare is the one-way northbound Illinois Street. Another factor that keeps these gems somewhat anonymous is that the most obvious way to reach them by vehicle is from east via Meridian Street. The 5 apartments are neighbors with a charming house, featured in the second picture in the photo gallery.
Final note: they are looking for tenants if anyone is interested.
Posted by Kevin Kastner in Historical Posts
on Jan 27th, 2010 | 13 comments
If you’ve ever traveled this intersection in anything but a car, you know what I’m talking about here. The sidewalks end just south of Fall Creek Boulevard, only to reappear one block to the north. (Sidewalks are colored maroon). It’s no safer for cyclists: I’ve ridden in a bicycle north on Delaware towards Washington Boulevard, and pretty much felt like this. I’m not sure how we could reconfigure this intersection to be friendlier for all users, but it is currently a major barrier between Fall Creek Place and Mapleton-Fall...