Historic Washington Park • Meridian~Kessler
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Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Update on Historic Designation Process (Feb 11, 2016)

The Meridian-Kessler Neighborhood Association is supporting property owners in Washington Park, who are exploring local historic area designation through the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission (IHPC). The Washington Park Exploratory Committee has been working with neighborhood volunteers since July to inform all Washington Park property owners about how local historic areas are formed in Indianapolis and

Friday, 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...

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Informational Meeting: Nov. 16 @ 6:00 pm, College Ave Library Branch

Informational Meeting November 16 6:00 p.m. College Avenue Branch Library

Sunday, October 18th, 2015

Nov. 16 @ 6:00 pm ~ Important Meeting for Property Owners

If you did not attend the Informational Meeting on October 31, and you own property in Washington Park, please plan to attend the meeting on November 16 to learn more about Local Historic Area designation. (Boundary Map) Monday, November 16th –...

Thursday, 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...

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Great Turnout at French Market

MKNA was thrilled to participate in the St. Joan of Arc French Market. It was a beautiful day, and many M-K residents (and others from near and far) came to the Market and visited the MKNA booth....

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

MKNA awarded grant for historic preservation education

Indiana Humanities and Indiana Landmarks awarded grants of up to $2,000 to 12 nonprofit organizations in Indiana. Grants were awarded to fund a variety of projects across Indiana from Lafayette to Evansville. Indiana Humanities and Indiana Landmarks have...

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Panel Discussion • Neighborhood Conservation Districts

On May 14, 2015, dozens of Meridian-Kessler residents gathered at the Basile Opera House in Historic Washington Park for delicious BeBop pizza and desserts before convening for a panel discussion about neighborhood conservation districts. Paul Diebold, author...

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