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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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Pike grads remember Ropkey property . . .

Friday, January 23, 2009 An old buddy, Andy Pritchard, has been following the Ropkey House story along with Mark Montieth and several hundred Pike High School grads. They have compiled a short list of memories from growing up in the … Continue reading

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Eagle Creek Park History

(narrative from 1983, Indianapolis Landscape Architecture book) Eagle Creek is one of the nation’s largest city parks. Of its 4574 acres, over thirteen hundred make up the reservoir. The creation of this expansive city park was the combined effort of … Continue reading

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Traders Point’s Covered Bridge

Thursday, June 12, 2008 Recent flooding destroyed the Moscow Covered Bridge in Rush County. Margaret Weir Smith, President of the Indiana Covered Bridge Society, writes in today’s Indianapolis Star about our covered bridges and reminds Traders Point residents of how … Continue reading

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more normandy farm barn photos

Thanks Bob Kleinops Ross I really enjoyed your blog on the traveling Normandy Barn. It prompted me to find some of the pictures I took while the barn was disassembled and moved to 38th street. Being a person who enjoys … Continue reading

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