Welcome to the neighborhood!

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Near West is an area just west of downtown Indianapolis that is rich with culture and history.

Near West is located just west of the White River. Our borders stretch from around Washington Street to the south, Tibbs Avenue to the west, and 16th Street to the north.


Its many community assets make Near West an up-and-coming place to live, work, and be in the city:

  • 19 parks and recreational areas
  • 41 churches of various denominations
  • 14 licensed child-care programs
  • 6 public schools
  • 1 private Catholic high school
  • 2 community centers
  • The West Side Eskenazi Health Center
  • 1 senior apartment complex
  • The Center for Working Families
  • Several banks
  • The Haughville Branch Library
  • The Southwest District Police Department
  • The West side Community Development Corporation
  • Goodwill Industries
  • The Indiana Medical History Museum
  • Kinney Group
  • Indy Convergence
  • Many newly established restaurants and businesses
  • A wide offering of social service programs


  • White River State Park
  • Indiana State Museum
  • Eiteljorg Museum
  • NCAA Hall of Fame
  • Indianapolis Zoo
  • The Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • The Indianapolis International Airport