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Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Story behind the uniform

Stan Cuppy shares the story behind the uniform Jean Easter of Easter Conservation Services helps local Meridian~Kessler resident Stan Cuppy preserve and create display strategy for his Grandfather’s World War I uniform.   I have always enjoyed historical artifacts that include a backstory and my Grandfather’s World War I uniform is no exception. This particular

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Orchard fosters love of learning

Grace Trahan-Rodecap shares how The Orchard School fosters the love of learning Teachers at The Orchard School are experts when it comes to engaging students and fostering a love of learning. This is because Orchard’s rich history...

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Archiving Our History

Indianapolis Public Library and Meridian~Kessler Neighborhood Association are partnering to create a digital archive of a vast trove of MKNA newsletters. Through the last 50 years, the MKNA newsletter has served as a vital source of news...

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Along the Monon Trail

Destination MK From 38th Street to Kessler Boulevard— the Monon Trail serves as the eastern boundary of MK. Heard about the exploding growth of a collaborative entrepreneurial creativity–driven digital technology community that has emerged in Indianapolis? Read a...

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Teardowns

MK Place and Space is a regular feature column dedicated to the exploration of ideas on what makes Meridian~Kessler special as a built community. We encourage relevant conversations on architecture, urban planning and design, development and redevelopment, conservation and...

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

MK Home & Garden Tour 2015

Dance at twilight on Friday, then bike the tour on Saturday and Sunday. Don’t miss the largest and longest running tour of vintage homes in Indiana. Located just 15 minutes from downtown Indianapolis, Meridian~Kessler is one of the...

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Urban Homesteader: Bees

The Urban Homesteader is a regular feature about values and practices that hark back to days when people (country and city folks alike) were more resource–wise, less wasteful and more self-sufficient. We’ll explore why MK represents a sweet spot...

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

The MK Plan

A REPORT ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CITY OF INDIANAPOLIS, METROPOLITIAN DEVELOPMENT, MERIDIAN~KESSLER SUBAREA PLAN for LAND USE We make our places; thereafter they make us. An American Dream is in the midst of transformation. While many shared a particular...

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Interview with Paul Diebold

MK Place and Space is a regular feature column dedicated to the exploration of ideas on what makes Meridian~Kessler special as a built community. We encourage relevant conversations on architecture, urban planning and design, development and redevelopment, conservation and...

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Urban Homesteader: Chickens

The Urban Homesteader is a regular feature about values and practices that hark back to days when people (country and city folks alike) were more resource–wise, less wasteful and more self-sufficient. We’ll explore why MK represents a sweet spot...

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