Here are links to the media coverage as well as photos from Wednesdays announcement of the Lift Indy Grant:
Please join Mayor Joe Hogsett & the Department of Metropolitan Development as we announce the second Lift Indy neighborhood on Wednesday, October 31 at 10 a.m. at Kelly Park adjacent to the Concord Neighborhood Center located at 1310 South Meridian Street. There will be a press conference followed by a walking tour around the neighborhood led by Core Planning Strategies. If there is inclement weather, the press conference will be at Concord Neighborhood Center gymnasium.
All Stadium Village Business Association members are encouraged to attend!
About Lift Indy
Each year, the City of Indianapolis designates a new Lift Indy area through a data-driven and competitive process. The selected area will receive a significant portion of two U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grants – the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).
Lift Indy comes as part of Mayor Hogsett’s commitment to transforming Indianapolis neighborhoods. This strategic investment of public funds aims to support the growth of economic development opportunities, the preservation and development of quality affordable housing, creative placemaking, availability of social services, infrastructure, public amenities, social engagement, and other aspects of quality of life that make up a complete neighborhood. The funds will be targeted in areas where public investments could help realize market potential.
We will be pulling dead shrubs out of the planters and could use your help. Please meet at Midwest Computer Accessories at 850 S. Meridian St. at 9:00 am tomorrow morning. We expect it only to take about an hour if we have enough help. Thanks and see you tomorrow morning!!
Just a friendly reminder, our SVBA Fall Social is tomorrow! Join us on Wednesday, September 5th from 5 pm – 7 pm at Iozzo’s Garden of Italy for complimentary appetizers and a glass of vino! Relax and unwind with your fellow neighbors on the patio and listen to live music. A great way to spend the evening!
SVBA Regular Meeting
September 19th – Sacred Heart Parish – Doors open at 8:30 am, Meeting begins at 8:30 am
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!
Our next Stadium Village Business Association monthly meeting is tomorrow, Wednesday, August 15th at Sacred Heart Parish on 1125 S. Meridian Street.
Doors will open at 8:00 am with coffee and bagels to start your morning. Compliments of Shapiro’s! We will begin promptly at 8:30 am.
Join us for updates on new and ongoing projects in our neighborhood!
**MARK YOUR CALENDAR!**
September 5th – SVBA Fall Social – at Iozzo’s Garden of Italy – Enjoy drinks, food and live music on the patio! Hope you’ll join us from 5 pm – 7 pm!
October 17th – Regular Meeting – at Sacred Heart Parish Hall
Good morning! This morning we will be offsite at Gate Ten Event Center located on 343 W McCarty St. Come and we will learn about this awesome venue and all of the services they offer to sports fans and convention goers! They will be giving tours and providing information on the space. There is plenty of onsite parking available.
There was some great press recently in the IBJ about all of the upcoming developments here in Stadium Village. Check out the article here –> https://www.ibj.com/articles/69344-downtowns-forgotten-south-side-ready-to-explode
Letter from the Prez:
Dear Stadium Village,
Next Wednesday April 18th we will be holding our first evening Stadium Village Business Association meeting at Omnisite located at 203 W. Morris St. (See picture below)
We thought we would hold one of these evening meetings once a quarter for folks that have a hard time coming to the morning meetings. Omnisite is graciously hosting this meeting for us in their new facility. Tom Ward, Lindsay, and the crew will be serving light appetizers and refreshments to us. Come and see what Tom has done to this age old building that was once a furniture factory.
The meeting will start at 5:00 pm with 30 minutes of networking and refreshments and our meeting starting at 5:30 pm. You’ll get a glimpse of all the exciting projects in Stadium Village, get an update on the neighborhood from Judith Essex, hear about our Beautification plan for May, and also hear about some new businesses moving to the area.
Hope to see you all there!! Plenty of parking is available on the west side of the building. Thanks for all your support.
Vince Shimp has completed his renovation of the upper floor of the building at 932 S. Meridian St. into Airbnb apartments. He is having an open house party on Friday, April 13th from 4-8:30pm. Please stop by and take a tour of the amazing renovation that Vince has done to this property. You can see the Airbnb listing here –> https://abnb.me/0F6KF10bPL