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    Indy Redbud Project

    The Indy Redbud Project is a community identity + environment proposal that will over time help to unify the Mapleton Fall Creek neighborhood and help restore the urban tree canopy.

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    Crossroads | Indy 2020

    How can Indianapolis transform underutilized areas in its’ neighborhoods, make new connections, and catalyze community, regional and national events across the city in order to become a better– or the best– American Event City?

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    WoodStar

    A life-size puzzle made of 8' tall interlocking wood pieces that will be installed at our Park Garden site in 2015

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    Park Garden

    The Park Garden is a new permaculture demonstration garden and open space with fruit trees, bushes and vines at 30th and Park Avenue in Mapleton Fall Creek's 20/21 LEED ND Community.

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    Sunflower Mural

    The Articulture project is an effort to enliven the spaces of community awareness and involvement by using art to contribute to the unique character and cultural identity of the city.

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    Stone Soup Kitchen

    The Stone Soup Kitchen will teach people in the inner city about food, nutrition and home economics through events, demonstrations and hands-on workshops.

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    Delaware Project

    The Delaware Project is the preservation of a long-vacant Fannie Mae foreclosure home in the Historic Meridian Park neighborhood (National Register of Historic Places).

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    Indy Rain Gardens

    Many homes in the Fall Creek Watershed are prone to stormwater issues. The Indy Rain Gardens project will be a demonstration of on-site stormwater management.

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    Leslie Allen Urban Apiary

    Just one example of what one can do with a vacant lot, the Leslie Allen Urban Apiary will produce honey, other bee products and lavender while providing pollinators and open space.

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