• Posted in: General Changing Street Names: 38th and Maple

    If you’ve lived in Indianapolis for any measurable amount of time, you’ve likely heard that 38th Street used to be Maple Road, but did you know Maple Road used to be 38th Street? Huh? Yep,...

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  • Posted in: Sunday Prayers Sunday Prayers: 38th and Central

    This sweet little building always prompts daydreams of potential future use. The southwest corner of 38th and Central is a former gas station built sometime after 1932, after lengthy battles with nearby neighbors. The property...

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  • Posted in: Historic Miscellania Deep rooted history in Mapleton-Fall Creek

    Usually, I gravitate towards the neighborhoods nearest to the Mile Square–the older, the better for this gal; and I assumed all of the longest inhabited areas in the city are only centered around that original...

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