Meridian~Kessler Neighborhood
Meridian~Kessler Neighborhood
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2019 Series
The Meridian-Kessler Neighborhood Association will kick off its “Candidate...
Midtown Economic Council
Notice is hereby given that the Midtown Economic Council...
Fences: What You Need to Know
The MKNA Land Use Committee receives a lot of...
Central Avenue Returning to Pre-Red Line Conditions
Return of 4-Way Stops MKNA has received an update...
2019 Board Calendar
The Meridian-Kessler Neighborhood Association is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization...
Volunteer Opportunity
The Indiana State Fair is offering a unique, group...
Public Officials Weigh In
In response to public concern as well as the...
49th & Pennsylvania Street
On Monday, June 17, 2019 Circle K hosted two...
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...

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 moved to their current location, bordering the southwest corner of the neighborhood. By 1900 the entire area was platted and incorporated into the City of Indianapolis, but it was over a half-century later that it came to be called Meridian Kessler.