Groundbreaking for South Meridian Street infrastructure improvements took place yesterday

Exciting things are happening in the Stadium Village and Old Southside neighborhood! Yesterday was the official groundbreaking for the South Meridian Street infrastructure improvement project. This project is a part of the Lift Indy project that was awarded in 2018.

SVBA president, Erica Wells had the honor of speaking at today’s official groundbreaking ceremony. This project is a significant investment in our area from the City of Indianapolis.

SVBA President Erica Wells speaks at the groundbreaking.
Representatives from the City of Indianapolis, TWG, Stadium Village Business Association, the Old Southside participated in the ground breaking.
SVBA President Erica Wells with Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett

Here is the official press release along with a PDF showing the renderings of what the Meridian Street improvements will look like.

The grand opening of The Heirloom took place last night

Stadium Village wants to officially welcome The Heirloom to the neighborhood! In partnership with Crystal Catering, this amazing event venue is the most recent addition to the Stadium Village area and is a great example of the renaissance that we are currently experiencing. With the upcoming additions of the Rise on Meridian apartment building, in conjunction with the final phase of the Lift Indy grant which will be a new streetscape and placemaking along South Meridian St., this area will be a great example of urban transformation and vitality.

Registering the location of your personal/business security cameras. Through this platform, you can share your camera location with IMPD. It’s free, safe and secure.

As was mentioned at today’s meeting, here is the link where you can read more about the program and register your security cameras: https://blinkindy.org/blinkindy/

Be sure to click on the red “register today” button on the page to begin the registration process.

Kelly Park officially opens after renovations!!

The newly renovated Kelly Park is now open for all to enjoy. This renovation is one part of the Lift Indy Grant investment into the Old Southside/Stadium Village area. The Stadium Village Business Association provided the seed money to invest in the application process that ultimately led to our area securing the Lift Indy Grant. SVBA members can be proud to see our membership dollars used to help transform our area and make a positive impact on the community.

Mayor Joe Hogsett makes remarks at the ribbon-cutting
Councillor Kristin Jones makes remarks at the opening
Old Southside President Geoffrey makes remarks.

Tru by Hilton opens in Stadium Village.

The Tru by Hilton Indianapolis Downtown ( located at 601 Russell Avenue ) is officially open! The ribbon-cutting took place on Friday, Mar. 5, 2021. Stadium Village welcomes this new development into our area and we are excited for the momentum this project has created and for the other additional developments soon to open. See photos below of the ribbon-cutting event.

The fire station that formerly stood at this location
The Tru by Hilton on the same property.

Photos from today’s groundbreaking of the Tru by Hilton hotel in Stadium Village

Tru by Hilton broke ground today on its newest location in Downtown Indianapolis! The hotel will be 148 rooms and is slated to open spring/summer 2020.  Indianapolis-based companies Prince Alexander Architects and Midwest GC lead the development team for this project; Dora Hospitality Group will be managing hotel operations.

This is another development project highlighting the busy business activity currently taking place in Stadium Village in downtown Indianapolis.

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