The Historic Meridian Park neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA is bounded by 30th and 34th Streets, Pennsylvania Street, and Washington Boulevard.

2016 Fall Festival

When: Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 3:30 to 6:00 PM
Where: Pocket Park, 215 E. 33rd Street
Details: This is the event of our famous chili and cornbread contest! People entering the contest will be asked to bring their chili and cornbread to the Pocket Park at 3:00 PM for judging. Any neighbors not competing are asked to bring a side dish or dessert to share. The Neighborhood Association will provide beverages.

2016 Fall Alley Clean-Up

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 Noon
Where: Meet at the Roundabout at 32nd and Pennsylvania Streets
Details: Donuts and beverages will be served from 8:30 to 9:00 AM before the “Titan of Trash,” Dick Luchtman, gets the group started. Tools will be provided. Please wear clothing appropriate for the work and weather, including closed-toe shoes.

2016 Back-To-School Social

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM
Where: Pocket Park, 215 E. 33rd Street
Details: The neighborhood will celebrate the successful start of another school year—from preschool to college. Snacks will be provided; please feel free to bring additional snacks or drinks to share.

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Rethinking our Streets

In early 2016, Mapleton-Fall Creek was selected by the Indianapolis Department of Public Works as the pilot for an initiative called “Rethinking our Streets.”

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The Historic Meridian Park neighborhood was farmland until the turn of the century. Then a bridge over Fall Creek and the personal automobile made commuting downtown much easier. This suburban environment, distanced from the noise and smoke of downtown, quickly became desirable and supplanted Woodruff Place and Irvington as the most exclusive and fashionable neighborhoods of their day.
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Historic Meridian Park is a vibrant, safe neighborhood with a strong sense of community and connectivity. The social fabric of the neighborhood promotes respect for diversity, helping one another, and pride in our homes. Residents of all ages appreciate the unique aspects of living in a historic downtown community and recognize the important role they play in shaping its future.

Upcoming Events

  • Fall Festival
    Date: October 2, 2016
    Time3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
    Where: Pocket Park, 215 E. 33rd Street

  • Fall Alley Clean-Up
    Date: October 22, 2016
    Time8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Where: Meet at Roundabout at 32nd and Pennsylvania Streets

  • Back-to-School Social
    Date: October 22, 2016
    Time4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Where: Pocket Park, 215 E. 33rd Street

  • Holiday Party
    Date: December 4, 2016
    Time4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Where: 3148 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN, United States (Colby Residence)

2016 HMPNA Members

The following people and organizations have paid their HMPNA dues for 2016:
David Bartley
Babs Button
Carmer Watson Properties
John Chirgwin
Margie Davison
Doug Day
Matt & Leslie Hale
Hope Hampton
Mark Herner & Karla Johnson
Wade & Michael Johnson-Nichols
Phil & Susan Kaminski
Joe Loughmiller
Adam Marker
Out For a Run Training
Jeff & Stacey Patrick
Andrew & Kristen Lee Smith
Rod Smith
Ann Thomas
Spencer & Alisha Valentine
Michael & Leanna Walsh
Cordelia Wills
Nicholas Wright & Erica Stout