The Bad To understand what makes a community project malevolent, we must clarify what makes up the physical creation of a neighborhood. For the most part, Americans as a whole are pursuing narrower agendas and withdrawing from public life into private realms, encountering the world through television, smart phones, and computers. Urban development, a key aspect to… Read More The Good, the Bad, and NIMBYism pt. 2
The Mass Ave series continues today with insight on the blocks between East and College -one of the most walkable corridors in the city. This particular stretch of Mass has become a vibrant commercial node serving the Chatham Arch neighborhood, the aorta of Indy’s LGBT community, and a considerable contributor to Indy’s local theater scene. Here follows… Read More Mass Ave, continued
*Today is the first of a three-part series on what smart development is, what it isn’t, and the obstacles it faces. * Let’s get it out of the way: despite being proponents of development, it is near-sighted to address every neighborhood project as beneficial for a community. If that were the case, this website… Read More Development: The Good, the Bad, and NIMBYism pt. 1
Block of Mass between Michigan and North: Today’s post (the third post in the Mass Ave rejuvenation series) focuses on a block many see as the vital, key component to connect the north and south ends of Mass, which for so many years felt disjointed due to a pedestrian-unfriendly Firefighter complex and a hole in retail continuance walking north. Let’s take a… Read More Mass Ave: the key block
Davlan Park – Located in Davlan Park, The Art Bäks is a pop-up art gallery inside a shipping container. The grand opening was held on Friday, November 6, during First Friday and the hours for Mass Ave’s newest art installation are at the discretion of the featured artist. Art-oriented projects and pocket parks such as this maintain Mass Ave’s brand as a… Read More Mass Ave, continued.