Indianapolis Homes for Sale
Indianapolis is dubbed "The Circle City", because the intersections dividing North, South, East and West from a circle at the center of Market St. and Meridian in Downtown. Not too long ago, the City of Indianapolis did not extend much beyond Interstate 465, which also circles the city.
Today, Metroploiltan Indianapolis is a larger circle of cities and towns that are often included in the geographic area many simply call, Indianapolis. The city limits are confined to the nine townships that make up Indianapolis. Within these boundaries are hundreds of neighborhoods and subdivisions.
Center Township is the center of the city and home to the historic homes neighbrohoods of Indianapolis, including The Old Northside, Woodruff Place, Lockerbie Square and Fall Creek Place, to name just a few. You really have to travel the streets of these neighbohoods to get a sense of the beauty. You'll find some of the most architectually diverse homes here, including grand Victorian era homes, Tudor's, Craftsman style and American Foursquare.
North of Center township is Washington Township, which is just as well known for magnificent architecture and well maintained neighborhoods. Within these boundaries lies Meridian Hills, Meridian Kessler, Broad Ripple and Butler Tarkington. From quaint bungalows in Broad Ripple to stunning Georgian Colonial mansions along Meridian street, this area has long been a treasure of north Indianapolis.
Another treasure in Indianapolis is Historic Irvington in Warren Township. Located about 15 minutes from downtown, the neighborhood is rich in history and amazing homes and less costly than the historic homes downtown. For the most part, Irvington is a very walkable neighborhood with local shops and artisans.
Lawrence Township features waterfront homes on Geist or lakefront at Indian Lake, as well as executive golf course homes near Oakland Hills golf course. Lawrence Township is also home to Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park. The Fort was once an active US Army base and then was used to train members of the National Guard. Today, the area includes Fort Harrison State Park, a golf course and homes.
Pike Township is home to Traders Point, a wonderful area of homes on large wooded lots, where it's commonplace to have a creek running through your neighborhood or yard. Pike is also home to Eagle Creek, another area of wonderful waterfront homes on the reservoir and minutes from Eagle Creek Park.
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