Meridian~Kessler Neighborhood
Meridian~Kessler Neighborhood
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Small Business Saturday 2019
American Express started Small Business Saturday as a hyper-focused...
IPS District 3 Candidates
Meridian-Kessler is located in IPS District 3 in which...
Early Voting Sites
In addition to the Marion County Clerk’s office, six...
Resources & Fact Sheet
On Thursday, October 11th, the Meridian-Kessler and Butler-Tarkington Neighborhood...
Trick or Treat Tips
Meridian-Kessler is an extremely popular neighborhood for trick-or-treating every...
Central Avenue: August 7, 2018 UPDATE
The following points have been delivered to MKNA courtesy...
38th & Meridian Farmers Market Opens June 7th!
The 38th and Meridian St Farmers Market will be opening...
Traffic Calming Measures On The Way
When it’s summer in Indianapolis, we’ve grown to expect...
Reporting Traffic Complaints
The City of Indianapolis and the Indianapolis Police Department...
2018 Home & Twilight Tour Tickets On Sale Now!
Tickets are now available for the 2018 MK Home...
  • Small Business Saturday 2019

    November 21st, 2018
    Small Business Saturday 2019

    American Express started Small Business Saturday as a hyper-focused effort to support small, locally owned businesses across the country in 2010. With a successful first year, the Senate unanimously agreed to support a resolution for Small Business Saturday to fall on the Saturday following Black Friday each year. According to American Express, an estimated total […]

  • Committee Meeting

    November 4th, 2018
    Committee Meeting

    The MKNA Land Use Committee exists to assist property owners in the navigation of the City of Indianapolis development process while maintaining the quality and consistency of architecture in Meridian-Kessler. The Land Use Committee consists of MK residents and business owners with expertise in various areas included building and landscape architecture, law, etc. Prior to […]

  • IPS District 3 Candidates

    October 15th, 2018
    IPS District 3 Candidates

    Meridian-Kessler is located in IPS District 3 in which three candidates are running this election cycle. Evan Hawkins As a lifelong Indianapolis resident, and current Meridian Kessler resident with a family legacy of service to Indianapolis Public Schools, I know that a thriving IPS is key to the vitality of our city. I am an […]

  • Early Voting Sites

    October 15th, 2018
    Early Voting Sites

    In addition to the Marion County Clerk’s office, six satellite locations have been added in Marion County to allow for early voting. Hours have also been added on a number of Saturday’s leading up to election day. To easily email the list below, download our polling place PDF here. Clerk’s Office Indianapolis City-County Building: 200 E. […]

  • Resources & Fact Sheet

    October 12th, 2018
    Resources & Fact Sheet

    On Thursday, October 11th, the Meridian-Kessler and Butler-Tarkington Neighborhood Associations hosted a panel to discuss the two IPS referenda that will be on next month’s ballot. The conversation started with a presentation by Dr. Lewis Ferebee, Superintendent of IPS followed by a panel discussion including Ferebee, Mark Fisher (Chief Policy Office of the Indy Chamber), […]

  • Trick or Treat Tips

    October 10th, 2018
    Trick or Treat Tips

    Meridian-Kessler is an extremely popular neighborhood for trick-or-treating every Halloween. With an influx of cars and pedestrians in the area, we ask that everyone take special care when crossing streets, driving through the neighborhood and riding bikes. A few quick tips for safely navigating the neighborhood: Obey all posted traffic signs including parking/no parking signs, […]

  • When: September 11, 2018 | 7 PM Where: 3965 N. Meridian Street, STE G Attendees:  Jerrey Finnegan, Dominic Byrd-McDevitt, Nathan Kelly, Chelsea Marburger, and Wes Merkle Central Avenue For the sake of resident safety, MKNA’s preference is to retain the 4-way stops at 40th, 56th, and 58th.  If the temporary 2-way stops are implemented, the […]

  • The City of Indianapolis and the Indianapolis Police Department have come together to create a way for us to report various traffic-related issues.  You can send a traffic complaint to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department for these and other traffic-related issues, including: Speeding and hazardous driving Illegal turns, such as not obeying no-turn signs, restricted left […]

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  • Meridian–Kessler as a neighborhood conjures up the image of grand homes, handsome estates, spreading lawns and money— a lovely, but grossly incomplete picture. We are a benchmark community that many try to duplicate but cannot because of the authentic diversity of people, lifestyle and income here. It is this diversity that gives Meridian–Kessler both interest

    Caroline Farrar, Executive Director, MKNA
  • Starting with one Cafe Patachou restaurant in the Meridian-Kessler neighborhood more than 20 years ago, Hoover’s business has grown and added many spinoffs over the years. It’s a great local gem, a place we locals love to take visitors to give them a sense of the Indianapolis flavor.

    Matthew Tully, The Indianapolis Star
  • Independent local businesses employ a wide array of supporting services. They hire architects, designers, cabinet shops, sign makers and contractors for construction. Opportunities grow for local accountants, insurance brokers, computer consultants, attorneys, advertising agencies and others to help run it. Local retailers and distributors also carry a higher percentage of locally made goods than the

    Jeff Milchen, co-founder of the American Independent Business Alliance
  • Meridian Kessler Neighborhood Association— MKNA— acts as a spawn ideologically and financially for revitalization and improvement of the community and as a catalyst for community interaction and cohesion.

    Caroline Farrar, Executive Director, MKNA
  • The area was first populated in the 1820’s, and as early at 1880 had a population around 2500, when the first platted neighborhoods began to appear. It was around that time that the Indiana State Fairgrounds were moved to their current location, bordering the southwest corner of the neighborhood. By 1900 the entire area was

    Historic Urban Neighborhoods of Indianapolis

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