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Committee Hearings in Full Swing at the Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS – The 123rd session of the Indiana General Assembly has been very active with committee hearings in both the House and Senate. AIA Indiana has testified on bills regarding historic preservation and building code matters. AIA Indiana has also been busy working on professional licensing and housing

SB 174, …

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City of Indianapolis and Lilly Endowment Announce $80 Million in Funds for Indy Parks

INDIANAPOLIS – As Indy Parks explores opportunities to enhance and evaluate future park development, Indy Parks partners with neighborhood groups to create park master plans. Thanks to funds provided by the American Rescue Plan Act, the Hogsett administration's Circle City Forward initiative, and a generous grant from the Lilly Endowment, …

Downtown Indy Presents 2022 State of Downtown

INDIANAPOLIS - Downtown Indy, Inc., along with city and community leaders, revealed its latest research regarding data that indicates the strength of Downtown during the 2022 State of Downtown presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co. Organization leaders gathered Downtown stakeholders, business leaders, residents and civic partners for the annual …

Grant Program to Help Preserve and Support Historic African American Sites

INDIANAPOLIS – Two funds honoring the legacy of a retired Eli Lilly chemist will provide grants to organizations working to preserve significant African American landmarks in Indiana.

Standiford “Stan” Cox, who passed away in February 2019, joined Eli Lilly and Co. in 1957 as its first Black chemist and …

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Architects Need a Voice at the Statehouse to Protect and Improve the Built Environment

The call came late on December 28, 2017. Then-Governor Mike Pence signed an executive order to extend Indiana’s energy code for one more year. It was the best Christmas gift I could have hoped for. As Executive Director of the American Institute of Architects of Indiana (AIA), we worked in …

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Mayor Joe Hogsett Cuts Ribbon on $20 Million of Trail Projects Constructed in 2020

INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- Mayor Joe Hogsett recently joined the Indianapolis Department of Public Works (Indy DPW) and Indy Parks and Recreation to highlight all of the recent trail projects completed this year with a ribbon cutting at the convergence of the Central Canal Towpath and the Fall Creek Trail. In …

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IU Health Files Plans for Transformative New Hospital in Downtown Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Indiana University Health has outlined plans for a world-class hospital that will consolidate its two Indianapolis adult hospitals on an expanded downtown medical campus.

The plans, filed today with the City of Indianapolis, request a Central Business District special development classification that would provide zoning flexibility to …