Rivoli Park Neighborhood
The mission of the Rivoli Park Neighborhood is to strengthen our community through actively involving and supporting all residents and businesses of the neighborhood, increasing livability and safety, advocating for neighborhood needs by interfacing with municipal services, and participating in beautification and creative efforts.
Updated: September 15, 2017

Monthly meeting: 2nd Tuesday 600p @ Clifford Corners (enter on side door along Gray Street)
3125 East 10th Street Indianapolis, IN 46201

  1. Updated: July 11, 2017: Properties with issues
  2. Updated: August 14, 2017: Paige Linn Booker Memorial Park 858 North Parker Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46201
  3. Original (?2009? - ?2013?) Neighborhood Property Survey (password protected - email for access)
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Rivoli Park Neighborhood is a part of NESCO (Near Eastside Community Organization)
2017 Near Eastside Quality of Life Plan. 23 pages
2017 Near Eastside Qualify of Life Plan - website
City of Indianapolis Demolition Program Overview Published: June 14, 2016 9 pages
Vacancy and Abandonment in the City of Indianapolis, Indiana Published: May 26, 2016 73 pages
Other news related to near eastside / Rivoli Park Neighborhood
Blighted homes to become Near Eastside teachers village.Published: September 14, 2017

Community-led change on the Near Eastside: Indy East Arts Peace, 46201 Project aim to transform a neglected part of town. Published June 22, 2017

Free Movie Night Unites Neighbors Along 10th, Rural Published: July 31, 2017
Toolkit: Substance Use Outreach Services. Marion County Public Health. 28 pages
Attorney General Sessions Announces Creation of National Public Safety Partnership to Combat Violence Crime. Published June 20, 2017
Project website: National Public Safety Partnerships
Arts Council of Indianapolis receives NEA Grant for Arts-Based Community Development Investment in Indianapolis' Neighborhoods Published June 14, 2017
Residents respond to increased patrols near 10th and Rural Published: May 12, 2017
Mayor, Police Chief Tour One of Indy's Most Troubled Neighborhoods. [includes video] Published: March 25, 2017
IMPD Hosts Town Hall Meeting. Published: March 23, 2017
IMPD media relations Jim Gillespie with IMPD Victim Assistance Unit (Lisa Brown, Yvonne Mintze, Senobia Pervine) at murder crime scene 800 North Oxford Street. Published: March 17, 2017
House by House: Reviving the romance of urban living in the Near Eastside. Published March 15, 2017
Indy Ten Point and Kokomo Peace Watch tackle crime prevention. Published March 5, 2017
Pastor is Bringing Hope to Challenged Neighborhood. [includes video interview Chris Staab] Published: March 3 & 7, 2017
Multiple Murders in One of Indy's Most Deadly Neigbhorhoods Spark Calls for Change and Peace Rally. Published: March 2, 2017
News related to Sherman Park / RCA plant (3324 East Michigan Street / 501 North Lasalle Street)
Sherman Park / RCA plant reuse meetings
Photos: of events (excluding reuse meeting listed below) and demolition of Sherman Park / RCA plant Updated: May 13, 2017

2. Tuesday, October 10, 2017 600p - 730p @ John H. Boner Community Center

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1. Tuesday, August 1, 2017 600p - 730p @ John H. Boner Community Center

Environmental cleanup
Executive Summary only: Sherman Park / RCA plant Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment. Heartland Environmental Associates, Inc. Published: October 3, 2016. 7 pages
Sherman Park / RCA plant Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment. Heartland Environmental Assessments, Inc. Published: October 3, 2016. 893 pages
Status RCA Sherman Park. Letter from Indiana Department of Environmental Management to City of Indianapolis. Published: June 27, 2016. 4 pages

Now that the criminal justice complex is off the table, what could go in the old RCA/Thomson site? Published: February 1, 2017
Hogsett picks Citizens Energy coke plant site for new criminal justice center. Published: January 29, 2017
Hogsett expected to announce former Citizens Energy coke plant as site for new jail. Published: January 29, 2017
Mayor selects site for new criminal justice center Published: January 29, 2017
A jail comes to your neighborhood: Here's the pros and cons
Published: January 29, 2017
RCA Demolition signals rebirth. (includes video from press conference) Published January 23, 2017
Inside Indiana Indiana Business YouTube video: RCA Demolition signals rebirth. (video from press conference) 1:19 minutes. Published January 23, 2017
Demolition begins at east-side RCA plant. (includes video from press conference) Published: January 23, 2017
Photo gallery: Abandoned east side RCA/Thomson plant on brink of demolition. Published: January 23, 2017
RCA plant being demolished on Indy's eastside. Published: January 23, 2017
Crews begin taking down city eyesore. (includes video from press conference) Published: January 23, 2017
January 23, 2017 1100a: RCA plant demolition press conference: Mayor Joe Hogsett, Deputy Mayor Jeff Bennett, NEAR Executive Director John Hay, IMPD Chief Bryan Roach
January 21, 2017 1000a: Sherman Park / RCA plant neighborhood meeting regarding City of Indianapolis Criminal Justice Center new location
January 21, 2017 1000a: Flyer for Sherman Park / RCA plant neighborhood meeting regarding City of Indianapolis Criminal Center new location
Long-awaited demolition to begin at abandoned RCA/Thomson plant on the east side. Published January 17, 2017
On Near Eastside, some hesitant about new justice center -- others see 'goldmine'. Published: January 12, 2017
January 12, 2017 600p Sherman Park / RCA plant neighborhood meeting regarding City of Indianapolis Criminal Justice Reform new jail location. 1 page

Criminal Justice Reform. City of Indianapolis

Other news related to near eastside / Rivoli Park Neighborhood
Indianapolis Re-Entry Educational Facility 4th Quarter Newsletter: The Propeller. Published: December 13, 2016
Social and Economic Trends in Indianapolis 2000 - 2014 An Overview of Neighborhood Level Change Published: November 3, 2016
Rivoli Theatre: Roof repairs should be underway soon. Published: October 8, 2016
East-side community celebrates International Day of Peace: Published September 21, 2016
Blight to Block Party: Rivoli Park Neighborhood: Published June 10, 2016
IMPD Walks Side-by-Side with Residents of Troubled Indy Neighborhood: Published May 18, 2016
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Launches Great Indy Cleanup: Published April 3, 2016
Avondale Meadows Academy Serves Rivoli Park [video]: Published: October 22, 2015
Art Revolution [Mural project at East 10th Street and North Sherman Drive] : Published July 1, 2015
Rivoli Theatre Renovation Would Help Spur Arts Hub: Published May 9, 2015
Color the World With Love Mural Project Gets Underway: Published March 19, 2015
East side Residents Talk about Crime, other Concerns with City Leaders: Published January 5, 2015
Land Banks, hit by Scandal, Holds Back as Blight Spreads: Published November 30, 2015
Police Focus on Building Strong Neighborhoods During National Night Out: Published: August 4, 2015
Shalom Project Reaching out to Indianapolis' Most Troubled Neighborhoods: Published February 24, 2015
Many Hands [Mural project at East 10th Street and North Sherman Drive] Published November 4, 2014
Finding Peace in Labyrinth: Published July 6, 2014
IPL Project GreenSpace: Paige Booker Pocket Park: Published: January 16, 2014 [note correct address is 858 North Parker Avenue]
St. Phillip Neri Cleanup 2009 Video of cleanup
City of Indianapolis
Mayor Joe Hogsett
Neighborhood Advocate
City-County District 12 Councillor Blake Johnson (all areas of Rivoli Park Neighborhood except North Parker Avenue and North Oxford Street)
City-County District 17 Councillor Zach Adamson (his district in Rivoli Park Neighborhood only North Parker Avenue and North Oxford Street)
Accela Citiizen Access portal

U.S. Census TIGERweb map of Rivoli Park Neighborhood:



Near Eastside Community Organizaiton (NESCO) Neighborhoods:



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