Home to a highly diverse group of 2,300 Hoosiers and with a rich history as a place of invention and craft, this neighborhood seeks to create a community with an identifiable center, that is walkable and offers a mix of public spaces and facilities, has quality education options, offers small business opportunities, and a mix of market-rate housing affordable for working class families and seniors.

 
LIVABILITY
•  Enhance walkability
•  Add public art
•  Improve infrastructure
•  Improve streetscapes/sidewalks
•  Expand mass transit, parks & open spaces
•  Encourage recreation/fitness
•  Create bike lanes
•  Calm traffic
Livability committees are meeting regularly. Please check back often for updates.
OPPORTUNITY
•  Undertake façade improvement projects
•  Acquire, stabilize and renovate key parcels
•  Remedy brownfields
•  Attract, retain and support small businesses
Opportunity committees are meeting regularly. Please check back often for updates.
VITALITY
•  Increase the capacity for housing redevelopment from infill construction
•  Develop senior housing and high-density apartments
•  Attract new residents
Vitality committees are meeting regularly. Please check back often for updates.
EDUCATION
•  Improve daycare, pre-K and local school opportunities
•  Leverage Ivy Tech’s presence
•  Increase youth programs
•  Continue improving the East Washington Street Library
Education committees are meeting regularly. Please check back often for updates.
Interested in getting involved in the efforts of this Great Place? Contact Jeff Sparks.