• 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: Misc Mondays Misc. Monday: Move to a New Subdivision! In 1916

    Perusing the pages of early 1900’s Indianapolis newspapers, you will occasionally come across an announcement for a new suburb–plotted out, ostensibly, by some entrepreneurial soul. It frequently appears with an accompanying map, such as the...

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  • Posted in: Friday Favorites What Exactly is… Nora?

    Defining “Nora” is a little bit like nailing jello to a tree: slippery, frustrating and inefficient. However, today we persist! Regardless of whether you describe the Far-Northside Indianapolis location (generally considered to be contained¬†within Meridian...

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