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Overlook at the Fairgrounds

Overlook at the Fairgrounds
Last week, I had a chance to meet with Gary Hobbs and Wil Marquez, who are key figures behind the effort of transforming a former candy factory into a mixed-use building.  Located to the east of Fall Creek along 38th Street, this looks to be an exciting project that will inject new life into the neighborhood. The siteplan plans to take advantage of the building’s location next to the Fall Creek Trail and the State Fairgrounds. The building is located at the southeast corner of this aerial photo: Some important details of the project include: Uses QAP tax credit dolars. Adding a 4th floor to the...
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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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