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May 1, 2016

Business:  American Town Lot Co. Date of Ad:  April 30, 1916 Location:  North Side, between the White River and the Central Canal between 51st and 54th Streets Years of Operation: 1914 – 1924 Notable: Indianapolis was growing in the early Twentieth […]

Sunday Ads: Life (Insurance) In Indianapolis

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April 24, 2016, 1 Comment

Name of Business: Indianapolis Life Date of Advertisement: April 24, 1966 Neighborhood:  Midtown/ North Meridian Street Service Provided: Life Ins ...

Then & Now: South Meridian Synogogue

March 17, 2016, 2 Comments

Merrill Street didn’t always dead end into Meridian Street. The unassuming lot dabbed in trees today betrays no hint of its bustling former life ...

At Your Leisure: There Goes the Theater

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October 2, 2015, 1 Comment

Have you ever driven down a street for the first time in years and realized something doesn’t quite look the same? A great shortcut for west siders ...

  • In the Park: Canterbury Park
    May 30, 2015, No comments

    Welcome to Canterbury Park!  This picturesque 1.7-acre neighborhood park is east of Meridian-Kessler and south of Broad Ripple at 5510 North Carvel Avenue, near where the Monon Rail Trail meets 54 th Street.  The park features a playg ...

  • In The Park: Forest Manor Park
    May 16, 2015, 1 Comment

    Welcome to Forest Manor Park on Indianapolis’s east side. This 18.8 acre neighborhood park was established in 1937, to meet the needs of families moving out of the heart of downtown and into the city’s growing suburbs.   The park is ...

  • At Your Leisure: Congratulations, Seniors!
    May 15, 2015, No comments

      The end of May is quickly approaching, and for those who grew up in Indianapolis, thoughts of warm weather and race cars quickly come to mind. Most importantly, this month signifies the end of school! One of the most […]

  • In The Park: Haughville Park
    April 18, 2015, 4 Comments

    Welcome to Haughville Park!  This five-and-a-half acre park on the city’s west side opened in 1922.  Located at 520 North Belleview Place, Haughville Park is one of the park system’s most popular family destinations. The area now know ...

  • In the Park: Reverend Mozel Sanders Park
    April 4, 2015, No comments

    From Colonel Eli Lily to Mayor Thomas Taggart to basketball great Oscar Robertson, there is a lengthy list of people who have helped shape our city’s history.  Reverend Mozel Sanders left a particularly influential legacy of philanthropy ...

  • In the Park: 61st & Broadway Park
    March 21, 2015, 1 Comment

    Just west of College Avenue in Broad Ripple, you’ll find 61st & Broadway Park. This quaint 2.7-acre neighborhood park opened in 1928.  The park’s amenities include a playground, picnic shelter, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts ...