May 10th was a big night for Midtown as more than 500 people flocked to James Whitcomb Riley School 43 for the Great Places 2020 Neighborhood Plans Unveiling. Plans for Maple Crossing, the area surrounding the intersection of 38th and Illinois, were shared with the audience and an $84 million funding commitment was announced, with $50 million of that total coming from LISC. That promise of support, paired with 3D models and virtual tours of the neighborhoods, helped the plans for the areas come to life for both residents and community partners.
If you weren't able to make the event, be sure to check out the full Great Places 2020 plan and learn about the investment commitments here. Visit the Great Places 2020 website for more details about the initiatives on the horizon for Indy's three Great Places: Maple Crossing, Englewood Village and River West!
Be sure to mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Midtown Momentum Luncheon! Hosted by Butler University, this year’s event will take place Aug. 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will feature an al fresco dining experience. More details about tickets for the luncheon and how to become a sponsor for the event will be available soon, so be sure to check back in with us in the coming weeks.
At least year's event we introduced the Midtown Anchor Coalition (MAC). This year we are pleased to report on the work of the past 12 months and share plans for what projects MAC has up its sleeves for 2016.
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WHAT IS GREAT PLACES 2020?
Great Places 2020 is a collective impact approach led by six implementation partners that has launched in three places - Maple Crossing, located around the intersection of 38th and Illinois Streets; Englewood Village; and River West.
Learn more about this initiative here.
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