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Coronavirus Update

March 2020--HUNI is reaching out to share with you what we know about a few of the things that are of special interest to our members. We know that our Historic Urban Neighborhoods are struggling with the health crisis and the limitations on access and movement. We have put together a list of the agencies that provide assistance to our unique properties and environments. The following are the most recent links (3/30/2020) to the listed agencies and the information as things stand today.

Department of Building and Neighborhood Services: the agency that reviews plans, issues permits and enforces codes in our neighborhoods has this information on their website. Like all of us they are attempting to balance safety, health and job.

The Indianapolis Department of Metropolitan Development: the agency that oversees variances, zoning, planning and related activities has this information on how to conduct business on line.

The Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission: the agency that oversees Certificate of Appropriateness applications and issuance has also closed its offices and asks residents to conduct business on line.

Indiana Landmarks: our convening organization has also cancelled operations, tours and office hours. Here is a link to their statement.

The city of Indianapolis: The mayors office issued a statement online regarding the overall response to the COV-19 outbreak available here.

There are multiple resources for information related to the city and state shut down due to the CoVid-19 pandemic. Here are a few articles for your reference.

Coronavirus Updates: News to help deal with the pandemic crisis Urban Times, March 26, 2020  


HUNI Edit Board Welcomes New Member

The HUNI Editorial Board welcomes Britta Rees as its newest member. Britta presently lives in the Castleton area and works in the Nora area as an Architectural Historian. The Ball State graduate in Preservation Studies has a passion for historic neighborhoods. We enthusiastically welcome Britta to the Editorial Board.

HUNI Unveils Walking & Biking Tour Site

HUNI unveils its free historic neighborhood walking and cycling tours of 13 Indy neighborhoods

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2016 Crime Fighter of the Year

Garry Chilluffo Named Crime Fighter of the Year for the IMPD Downtown District. The full article appears in the Urban Times, August 2016.