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The Future Of Downtown

It’s no secret that downtown has a skyline-sized problem brought on by the pandemic. But a historic slate of development is underway that may revitalize the city’s core to its Super Bowl–era glory. Here, a tour of what’s working, what’s not, and what remains to be seen.

Monon 30 Breathes Life Into Urban Blight

Ten local companies pooled their resources to purchase 50 acres of abandoned Indianapolis property with big plans to revitalize the area.
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Inside The Stutz Controversy

Everyone loves the Stutz Building redevelopment except the departing artists.
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Q&A: Children’s Museum CEO Jennifer Pace Robinson

This month, The Children’s Museum’s new chief executive debuts a massive renovation of the institution’s Dinosphere exhibit.
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Q&A With Hotelier Robin Staten

This summer, Robin Staten will open Tiny Urban Escapes, a hotel made from shipping containers in Haughville.
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Jim Irsay Is On The Road Again

Irsay’s massive and still-growing collection went on a nine-city, two-continent touring exhibition looking for a “public-private partnership” in establishing a home for his items.

Q&A With Indy Chamber Deputy Director Susanna Taft

The city's go-to person for keeping businesses afloat during the pandemic.
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Q&A With The Entrepreneurs Set To Operate A Food Desert Oasis

Michael McFarland and Markus Williams are building a grocery store in a food desert on Indy’s northeast side.
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Outside The Box

All along I-65, fulfillment centers have begun to reshape the outskirts of places such as Franklin, Whiteland, Greenwood, and Lebanon.
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Homefield Apparel, Big Brand On Campus

The local maker of retro college athleticwear has turned a knack for social media into a license to print money.