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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…

Healthy Living Classes at Haughville Library

The Healthy Living class series is to inform, encourage and empower residents in the Near West community by providing free classes on subjects such as nutrition, exercise and psychological health.  This is a project developed by IUPUI’s Center for Service and Learning scholars. Our first subject will be crock pot cooking.  The Haughville Library has…

Seven Steeples Farm Needs Volunteers! Feb 2015 – Nov 2015

Seven Steeples Farm is located on the old Central State Hospital Grounds and provides the Near West community with fresh fruits, vegetables and eggs. Volunteers are necessary to keep the farm in action. Volunteers can participate in any number of activities during various phases of the farming process. Individuals, as well as groups, are invited…

We Need Volunteers

  We need Volunteers!   In its current state, the Near Westside has successfully graduated from the GINI initiative and has formed the Near West Collaborative, which consist of four culturally, economically, and diverse neighborhoods (Hawthorne, We Care, Haughville, and Stringtown).  Now known as a Sustainable Community through LISC; Near West Collaborative works as a conduit…

Create a Mural

Creating a Mural in your area!   Do you have an abandon home around your house that has been boarded for more than 5 years? Do you have a garage or house that has graffiti all over it?   Would you like to do something about it? WE CAN HELP! Near West Collaborative was rewarded…

IUPUI ISERVE Mural Project 2013

  Near West is on the MURAL! We are eliminating tagging one wall, garage, house at a time. State Reps. Justin   Moed and Christina Hale worked on a new law in July 2013; this law was meant   to improve the quality of life in neighborhoods throughout Indiana. The Senate Bill 433 (Good Samaritan Law) allows neighbors…