Art Park Update! Campaign Extended to June 24!

We were supposed to wrap up the Patronicity crowdfunding campaign for the River West Art Park two weeks ago, but we have been allowed to continue the campaign until June 24th! Even if we don’t ultimately reach our goal, your donation will still count, and the art park will still be created. We hope to bring…

Art Park Update! New Perk Added for Donors!

Thank you to everyone who has donated to help build the Multigenerational Art Park so far! We only have 7 days left of the crowdfunding campaign! We have added a new perk for donors! Donate $10 or more and receive recognition on this website at: NearWestIndy.com/Great-Places-2020/RiverWestArtParkDonors Learn More & Donate at Patronicity.com/NearWest Thanks for your…

Help Create a New Art Park!

As part of the Great Places 2020 River West initiative, a Multi-Generational Art Park will be built at 518 N. Pershing Avenue, near the Christamore House. The park will be a place where youth and the young at heart can gather to observe and appreciate public art and engage in interactive activities that stimulate their minds. The space will…

Great Indy Cleanup is This Saturday!

Join us for the Great Indy Cleanup this Saturday, April 16th! KIB’s Great Indy Cleanup is an anti-litter program in partnership with the City of Indianapolis designed to assist individuals and community groups combat heavy litter and debris that has accumulated in public spaces such as streets, alleys, greenspaces and waterways. Through coordinating a community cleanup…

Operation Safe Surrender

Operation Safe Surrender is an opportunity for persons with outstanding warrants for Level 6 Felonies and Misdemeanors in Marion County to have their warrants reviewed and potentially resolved on site instead of being arrested. Additional services will be available by concerned community partners. Check to see if you, or someone you love have a warrant by…

Help Us Name the Entrepreneurship Center!

A small business resource center will be opening on Michigan Street this year! This center will support the launch of entrepreneurial ventures (someone who has a hobby, talent, or skill that they would like to turn into a business) and support existing start-up businesses in hopes to create jobs for the area and ultimately populate…

Great Places 2020 Neighborhood Plan Unveiling

You are invited to the Great Places 2020 Neighborhood Plan Unveiling WHAT:After months of research, neighborhood input, and strategic planning, Great Places 2020 partners will unveil the plans for each Great Places neighborhood. Please join us! WHEN: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 from 4 – 6 p.m. WHERE: James Whitcomb Riley School 43, 150 W 40th…

Under Construction!

The Near West Indy Website is currently under construction. We’re working to build a more user-friendly experience for you, and we appreciate your patience and support through this transition. For the time being, most links won’t work, and the look and feel of the website will change.

About

Welcome to the Neighborhood! Near West Indianapolis is is an area just west of downtown Indianapolis that is rich with culture and history and is made up of four neighborhoods. Click on each neighborhood below to find out more information: Haughville Hawthorne Stringtown We Care Where are we located? The Near West Side is located just over the…