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9 on Canal Phase II Renderings

9 on Canal Phase II Renderings
The second phase for the 9 on Canal project has been released to the Regional Center Hearing Examiner, and are shown below.  These are designed to be geared towards college students at IUPUI, and it does add another retail presence on the canal. This has been a tricky proposition in the past, and the canal is getting close to a full build-out. In addition to the proposed canal playscape, it does appear that at least the newer additions to the canal may help it start to be more than a mere office park amenity. The first image shows that the building is currently industrial, so adding more housing to...
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New Downtown Student Housing Proposal

New Downtown Student Housing Proposal
A significant new student housing proposal has been filed with the Department of Metropolitan Development. This will be located at Michigan and Capitol, and the lot is currently almost all surface parking. This will help in bridging the gap between downtown and IUPUI. Social Media ...
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1201 Indiana Avenue

1201 Indiana Avenue
The project at 1201 Indiana Avenue is quite large in scale.  Designed to house students in a mixed-use structure, it features 253 units in a location that previously occupied Lincoln Tech.  Here’s the best rendering we can find: One quibble is that the parking area on the north side of the project is quite large, and they demolished out a number of single-family houses for the lot. So, it’s not quite the prototype of good urbanism. However, it is built right up to the sidewalk along 3 of its faces, and I like the scale and massing. I missed out on taking photos of the east-facing...
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Glick Eye Institute

Glick Eye Institute
The Glick Eye Institute is currently under construction on the IUPUI Campus.  The top 3 floors of it are an attractive arrangement of glass, but the entry floor is mostly a blank wall of bricks.  I believe this is more of a statement of the current auto-orientation of Michigan Street than anything else.  Walking around the area feels dangerous.  Regardless, I thought I share the photos that I took last week  What do you think? Social Media
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