Meridian~Kessler Neighborhood
Meridian~Kessler Neighborhood
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Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Caroline Farrar, Executive Director, MKNA

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

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Matthew Tully, The Indianapolis Star

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...

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Jeff Milchen, co-founder of the American Independent Business Alliance

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...

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Caroline Farrar, Executive Director, MKNA

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.

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Historic Urban Neighborhoods of Indianapolis

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...