Category Archives: Current Events

Cyclists, Kayakers, Canoeists and Lafayette Road Bridge

The Department of Public Works held a public meeting last week about the closure of Lafayette Road between March and October 2009 for the reconstruction of the bridge over Eagle Creek. Most of the discussion centered on traffic concerns, fire … Continue reading

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Demolition soon for historic Ropkey farmhouse?

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 This today from a Traders Point neighbor: “Kite Realty has applied for a demolition permit for the Ropkey farmhouse at 79th and Marsh Road. This property is on the list of historic places. We need publicity. … Continue reading

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IBJ blog features Cotton Ropkey House

Thursday, January 15, 2009 http://propertylines.ibj.com/ The Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana is racing to save the Cotton-Ropkey House at 79th Street and Marsh Road just west of I-465. The owner of the property, Kite Realty Group, applied for a demolition … Continue reading

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tpan meeting

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 TPAN SPECIAL MEETING Mon. Feb. 9, 2009 TPAN Special Meeting on Monday, Feb. 9th TPAN (Traders Point Assoc. of Neighborhoods) will hold an important Special Meeting beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 9th at the … Continue reading

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Ropkey House update

Thursday, January 22, 2009 “It was brought to our attention that this was a historic house, and we have discontinued any effort to demolish it,” January 22, 2009 Historic House in Pike Township is safe – for now Developer sets … Continue reading

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Laf. Rd. Bridge CLOSED April – December 2009 ! ! !

If you travel Lafayette Rd between 71st and 79th St., you might want to attend this public meeting. The road is scheduled be closed from March through December 2009 to replace the bridge over Eagle Creek. You are cordially invited … Continue reading

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TREE TRIMMING UPDATE

Wednesday, December 10, 2008  – forward your signature — read below NEIGHBORS and INTERESTED PARTIES…. WE HAVE GOTTEN STATE LEVEL ATTENTION CONCERNING IP&L AND IT’S TREE TRIMMING PRACTICES ! Senator Delph and Senator Breaux are both participating in giving this … Continue reading

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Wright Tree Service is back in the neighborhood!

Monday, December 15, 2008 Southbound Moore Road at West 86th Street was busy this icy morning with a long line of vehicles from Wright Tree Service preparing to trim trees for Indianapolis Power and Light.

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Tree Trimming Update from Jerry Baker

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 To all members of the Regulatory Flexibility Committee, and other interested parties: Thank you to all of the Committee members for taking the time to give consideration to the matter of tree trimming practices by electric … Continue reading

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Traders Point Landmark to close

Friday, August 01, 2008 A Traders Point Landmark to close We have just received the sad news that Hoosier Orchid Co. a Traders Point landmark, will close in August. Bill Rhodehamel, owner, once told me that his interest in orchids … Continue reading

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