Great Places


GP_pictureWEBEast Washington and Oxford Streets in the Englewood neighborhood is the center of one Indianapolis neighborhoods designated a Great Places 2020 area. The 1/4 mile radius around this center is envisioned as the site of a vibrant, welcoming, walkable neighborhood.

Great Places 2020 is a collective impact effort to transform strategic Indianapolis neighborhoods into walkable town centers of culture, commerce, and community in conjunction with Indianapolis’s bicentennial in 2020. Three Indianapolis neighborhoods have been identified as these target areas. Investments in Livability, Opportunity, Vitality, and Education build on existing neighborhood momentum with a vision for vibrant, mixed-use neighborhoods welcoming residents and visitors alike. Follow these links to find out more about initiatives in each L-O-V-E category (check back for updates!)

Great Places is:

• Neighborhood Partners: Englewood CDC, Near East Area Renewal (NEAR), John Boner Neighborhood Center, YOU!

Citywide Partners, including:

• Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC); City of Indianapolis; Keep Indianapolis Beautiful; Indy Chamber; Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership (INHP); United Way of Central Indiana.

For more information, visit greatplaces2020.org. Read the full plan here.

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