January 14th, 2017
Video Presentation of Sept 17, 2016 Meeting
December 24th, 2016
The Coordinating Committee would like to wish you all a happy holiday season and a joyous New Year! It has been our pleasure to get to know our neighbors while drafting preservation guidelines, and we look forward to working closely with you in 2017.
November 13th, 2016
Guidelines for New Construction Available for Review
Based on information collected at the September and October Neighborhood Consultant Meetings, Chris Myers, preservation planner with IHPC, has created a first draft of the New Construction Guidelines. These guidelines are available online at Guidelines for New Construction (draft). Property owners are encouraged to read the draft guidelines and provide feedback, suggestions, edits, and/or ask questions. This may be done […]
November 9th, 2016
Join Us January 21, 2017!
Happy New Year! The next Neighborhood Consultant Meeting will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will take place at Northwood Christian Church. If you have any question or concerns, please email Kim Kourany at WashingtonPark@mkna.org. All Washington Park residents are encourage to attend.
June 23rd, 2016
Please consider making a tax-deductible financial contribution to support Washington Park’s efforts to maintain its historic look and feel.
June 23rd, 2016
Join Neighborhood Consultants
In April, the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission (IHPC) approved the Washington Park Exploratory Committee’s request to begin drafting a preservation plan. If approved, the plan will help protect the historic character of our neighborhood. Because this is a grassroots effort, we must contain costs. Therefore, we plan to utilize electronic communications, including e-mail and the […]
November 20th, 2015
Washington Park Not Immune to Teardowns
This article from the Sunday, October 28, 1979, issue of The Indianapolis Star, underscores the importance of creating local historic area protection for Washington Park. The issues of nearly 40 years ago still resonate with neighbors today. Without local historic area protection, the neighborhood could lose homes to demolition, extreme remodeling, or clearing wooded lots that […]
October 1st, 2015
VIDEO • Honor & Preserve
Meridian~Kessler Neighborhood Association (MKNA) is proud to announce the release of “Honor & Preserve,” an informational video on the benefits of historic area protection and its impact on Indianapolis. The five-minute video features residents of several historic areas, including Fletcher Place, Chatham-Arch/Massachusetts Avenue, the Old Northside, Lockerbie Square, and Herron-Morton Place, and features staff of […]