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New Development Proposed for St. Joseph Neighborhood

New Development Proposed for St. Joseph Neighborhood
The Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission has posted renderings (page 110) for a proposed 5-story residential structure at Fort Wayne Avenue and Alabama Street The site plan and a few renderings are shown below:   It looks to be a decent addition to the neighborhood. I’d prefer to see less street-level parking and more chances for activation. The developers are actually providing less parking spaces than is required, though, so I doubt if that will change too much. I’m not sure if the area would be able to support retail. There are other options that would be better than a...
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IHPC Hearing Results – August 4th

Apologies for the slight delay in getting these results to you. Nothing terribly surprising happened in the voting. The most controversial case — construction of a gas station on the NW corner of 10th and DMLK Jr. — was continued (again) to next month. Address: 1826 N. Alabama Street Historic District: Herron-Morton Place Case: Demolish historic accessory structure, construct a 3-car garage. Staff Recommendation: Approval of Certificate of Authorization Commission Ruling: Approved with Stipulations MAP STAFF REPORT _________________________________________ Address: 5505 E. Washington...
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IHPC Hearing Rundown – August 4th

This post is part of an on-going feature where I will keep readers up-to-date on cases before the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission. The IHPC is charged with “preserving the character and fabric of historically significant areas and structures for all present and future citizens of Marion County, Indiana.” For more information, see the IHPC Website. Commission Rulings will be updated after the hearing, but the following cases will be heard on August 4th at 5:30 PM in the Public Assembly Room of the City County Building. _________________________________________ Address: 1826...
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