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Peer Exchange Network Convenes Leaders from Across the U.S. on Indy’s Near Eastside

In mid-September, 40 key stakeholders from Promise Zones and P3 (Performance Partnership Pilot) communities across the nation gathered at the John Boner Neighborhood Centers in Indianapolis to reflect on the IndyEast Promise Zone’s community-based collaboration and education strategies. Facilitated by the U.S. Department of Education and Jobs for the Future, the convening provided an opportunity for learning and networking between […]

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Behold, the Starship: A Safe and Inclusive Place for Creative Expression

To the average passerby, the small blue structure on the northwest corner of 10th and Oxford Streets can appear austere and uninviting. However, thanks to the efforts of several Near Eastside community members, that assumption could not be farther from the truth on many Friday and Saturday nights, when the site becomes a safe space and focal point for casual […]

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Mayfair Taproom: The Near Eastside’s Newest Community Hangout

Alec Hill and Hilary Powers, owners of the Mayfair Taproom Within the next few weeks, the Mayfair Taproom at 2032 East 10th Street will open its doors to customers, boasting a full menu, family-friendly atmosphere, and wide variety of Indiana’s top-rated craft beers. Thanks to the efforts of Hilary Powers and Alec Hill, the couple that owns and operates the […]

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TWG Revitalizes Ford Building, Catalyzing Economic Growth in Holy Cross

Since its completion in 1914, the Ford Building at 1315 East Washington Street has been an automobile assembly plant, a battery manufacturing site, and a storage facility. Located in Indianapolis’ Holy Cross neighborhood, where many storefronts and former industrial sites are vacant or underused in the wake of Great Recession-related foreclosures and structural changes in the regional economy, the building […]

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Bus Tour Promotes Revitalization of Former Near Eastside Industrial Sites

On June 28, 2018, the IndyEast Promise Zone, in partnership with the City of Indianapolis, the Indy Chamber, and Develop Indy, led investors, developers, and real estate professionals on an afternoon bus tour to generate interest in the IndyEast Promise Zone’s former commercial and industrial corridor sites. Organized by the Industrial Redevelopment subcommittee of Work IndyEast, the tour was part […]

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Peer Exchange Network Convenes Leaders from Across the U.S. on Indy’s Near Eastside

In mid-September, 40 key stakeholders from Promise Zones and P3 (Performance Partnership Pilot) communities across the nation gathered at the John Boner Neighborhood Centers in Indianapolis to reflect on the IndyEast Promise Zone’s community-based collaboration and education strategies. Facilitated by the U.S. Department of Education and Jobs for the Future, the convening provided an opportunity for learning and networking between […]

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Behold, the Starship: A Safe and Inclusive Place for Creative Expression

To the average passerby, the small blue structure on the northwest corner of 10th and Oxford Streets can appear austere and uninviting. However, thanks to the efforts of several Near Eastside community members, that assumption could not be farther from the truth on many Friday and Saturday nights, when the site becomes a safe space and focal point for casual […]

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Mayfair Taproom: The Near Eastside’s Newest Community Hangout

Alec Hill and Hilary Powers, owners of the Mayfair Taproom Within the next few weeks, the Mayfair Taproom at 2032 East 10th Street will open its doors to customers, boasting a full menu, family-friendly atmosphere, and wide variety of Indiana’s top-rated craft beers. Thanks to the efforts of Hilary Powers and Alec Hill, the couple that owns and operates the […]

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TWG Revitalizes Ford Building, Catalyzing Economic Growth in Holy Cross

Since its completion in 1914, the Ford Building at 1315 East Washington Street has been an automobile assembly plant, a battery manufacturing site, and a storage facility. Located in Indianapolis’ Holy Cross neighborhood, where many storefronts and former industrial sites are vacant or underused in the wake of Great Recession-related foreclosures and structural changes in the regional economy, the building […]

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Bus Tour Promotes Revitalization of Former Near Eastside Industrial Sites

On June 28, 2018, the IndyEast Promise Zone, in partnership with the City of Indianapolis, the Indy Chamber, and Develop Indy, led investors, developers, and real estate professionals on an afternoon bus tour to generate interest in the IndyEast Promise Zone’s former commercial and industrial corridor sites. Organized by the Industrial Redevelopment subcommittee of Work IndyEast, the tour was part […]

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