Overview of Indianapolis
Use these descriptions of some of Indianapolis's
neighborhoods and included townships to help guide your online search for house
Downtown Indianapolis is broken up into six artistic, historical, and modern districts.
*Broad Ripple Village - Includes shopping, historic buildings, green neighborhoods,
*Canal and White River State Park - Includes the Indianapolis Zoo and White RiverGardens, Indiana State Museum, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, NCAA Hall of Champions, baseball's Victory Field, and more.
*Fountain Square- Includes a town square and central fountain reminiscent of European village.
*Indiana Ave.-Includes historically rich commercial properties, the city's
jazz heritage, and the Madame Walker Theatre Center.
*Massachusetts Ave.- Includes music venues, art galleries, shops, restaurants, and live theater.
*Wholesale District- Includes Circle Centre mall, restaurants, and cultural events.
Included Towns of Indianapolis (a partial list)
*Clermont-Known for hosting the Lucas Oil Raceway, which has one of the country premier short-track ovals and drag racing event.
*Crows Nest -A wooded, exclusive residential enclave.
*Homecroft - A tiny town that was incorporated into Indianapolis in 1970 as part of the city and county government consolidation plan.
*Meridian Hills- This affluent, wooded community has the authority to levy its
own taxes and pass ordinances.
*Rocky Ripple- Somewhat isolated, this area is located between the Central
Canal and the White River
*West Newton- A small Quaker-settled town inside Decatur Township.