Design Guidelines for a Near West Indianapolis Urban Village: A Request for Proposal (RFP)

The Westside Community Development Corporation (WCDC), in collaboration with the River West Great Place, the Near West Collaborative, and the City of Indianapolis Department of Metropolitan Development, invites submissions design guidelines for a Near West urban village in Indianapolis.   The Request for Proposal provides a focus on the project, its deliverables, submission guidelines and selection…

Join the Great Places 2020 Bus Tour on October 5

See the post from LISC below about a tour of the Great Places in Indy: You’re invited to join us on Wednesday. Oct. 5 for the Great Places 2020 Bus Tour! What:  A bus tour visiting each of the Great Places 2020 neighborhoods: Englewood Village, Maple Crossing and River West. There will be speakers on…

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…

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…