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.
This is just a friendly reminder that our next SVBA meeting is tomorrow, March 15th at The Blockhouse located on 823 Chadwick Street. Doors open at 8:00 am and the meeting will start promptly at 8:30 am. Special thanks to Shapiro’s for supplying the coffee and bagels!
Our guest speakers will be Lisa with The Blockhouse and John Koluder from Indy Eleven who will bring us up to speed on all of the excitement surrounding the team and the new stadium. You won’t want to miss this!
We will also have updates on other SVBA and Old Southside projects and new developments in our neighborhood.
Come find out what’s happening in Stadium Village!
Below are some historic photos where you can see the former Wood High School (Currently Union525) in the background. Photo taken at 601 South Russell – (the current Prince Alexander Architecture) parking lot.
There will be no meeting tomorrow for the SVBA.
However, there are several topics that we are working on for January.
1) Vince Shimp is planning a development in the 900 block of S. Meridian Street. Vince’s representative presented to our Dev. Comm. earlier this month. Stay tuned for more info. We may have this on the agenda in January.
2) The new City Administration seems to be warming up to us and is willing to meet with us in January. We are presenting a “Live, Work, and Play” development plan to them on Jan. 30th to see if they will implement a TIF district in our area. We will have a rough draft for you at the next meeting in January.
3) Jeff Miller, our City-County Councilman has asked us to weigh in on the digital billboard issue before the City. You can help decide the direction for digital signs in Indy. Here is the new Department of Metropolitan Development (DMD) survey where you can share your thoughts: www.surveymonkey.com/r/indysigns2.
Happy Holidays from your Stadium Village Board!!
Steve Alexander, Tom Dale, John Bragg, and Kevin Martin
Stadium Village gets some attention for the new developments happening in our area. Check out the coverage here–> http://www.wthr.com/article/new-marriott-hotel-to-be-built-across-from-lucas-oil-stadium
Look at the following articles highlighting the developments at the Brougher Building (former Wood High School) and introducing the new neighbors we have in our area:
The City of Indianapolis will be hosting a public discussion on the potential for redevelopment of the GM Stamping Plant site. It will be held on Wednesday, July 13 at
6 P.M. at the Biltwell Event Center at 950 S White River Pkwy W. Drive. For more details click on this link –> GM Stamping Plant Flyer
A hearty “Thanks” to Judith Essex and The Old Southside for organizing the 1st Showcase of real estate for our area. As you can tell by the picture, the turnout was huge and The Old Southside did a wonderful job promoting this event. If any of you couldn’t make it and want to see the list of properties, reach out to Judith and she can send you something.
Below are a couple of links to ideas for development in areas that surround football stadiums. These proposals can give us some ideas for what can become of the areas surrounding Lucas Oil Stadium. The first is a proposal for a new stadium for the St. Louis Rams. The second link is about developments taking place around the Green Bay Packers stadium (Lambeau Field). Interesting stuff.