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.
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
Demolition crews began partial tear‐down this morning of the Emrich’s Furniture Site at Morris and West Street, making way for Good Oil’s adaptive renovations of the storied parcel. For more info on the project, click the press release link below:
Our next Stadium Village Business Association meeting is this Wednesday, February 21st and will be offsite at INDUSTRY located on 545 Kentucky Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46225. It is located right next to the Blue and White station. Come and learn about this new event venue right in our neighborhood! They will be giving tours and providing information on the space. There is plenty of onsite parking available.
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.
We have some great topics you won’t want to miss:
-Luci Conlon (INDUSTRY)
-Kevin Kirkoff (Indy Eleven)
-Updates on NEW development projects (Kraft Factory Lofts, Furniture business on South Meridian)
-Liquor Barn update/next hearing date
Why join SVBA? By attending our monthly meetings, SVBA members can take advantage of the many opportunities listed below:
-Have a voice/vote on development in our area
-Host an offsite meeting or evening social this summer or fall
-Spotlight your business
-Contact list access for upcoming news and event promotion
-Networking with other business leaders and city officials in the community
If you haven’t already sent in your membership dues for 2018 please do so. Below are the links to the membership form as well as the credit card form if you prefer to pay by credit card.
The groundbreaking for the new TownePlace Suites Hotel by Marriott is scheduled for Wednesday, December 13th at 10am at 629 Russell Ave. Click on the link below to see the official press release. This will be the first of many new developments that are in the works for the Stadium Village area of downtown Indianapolis.
Today, July 31st, 2017, is the first official day of school for the Purdue Polytechnic High School located in Stadium Village in downtown Indianapolis. Members of the Stadium Village Business Association were on hand to greet and welcome the students to their first day of class.
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!