West Central Christmas Party!!

It’s that time of the year!  Join your West Central friends, neighbors, and visitors for our annual Christmas Party on December 18th from 7:oo pm to 9:00 pm at the Firefighters Union Hall located at 1405 Broadway.

Splendid Fare will be catering with Purple Mountain Cheesecake providing a selection of delectable desserts.  Assorted beverages will be available.  Please feel free to bring a bottle of wine to share if you choose. Gift bags will be given to the first 20 kids too!

Celebrate West Central – its history and future.

 

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Welcome to West Central

 

Although the West Central Neighborhood encompasses all of downtown west of Calhoun Street, the heart of West Central is its residential area, the development of which began as early as the 1830s.

Because of the historic and architectural significance of this area, the West Central Neighborhood was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984 and was designated as a Local Historic District as early as 1985.  The West Central Neighborhood was named the “Best Old House Neighborhood” in Indiana in 2010 by “This Old House Magazine.”

The north side of the Neighborhood, along Berry and Wayne streets and Washington Boulevard, was where many of the City’s most prominent families built large, stylish homes.  On the south side, situated between West Jefferson Boulevard and the former Pennsylvania Railroad tracks, exists a collection of modest, small-scale cottages arranged along narrow, tree-lined, brick streets. Many workers for the businesses and various industries stretching along the south side of the tracks resided in this area.

 

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West Central “Peaks” Interest!

A little something for the cold winter days!

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Who Lives There! Colonial Revival Home on West Central Tour

Stop in at this beautiful Colonial Revival home to see who lives there! Our West Central Neighborhood 33rd Annual Home and Garden Tour & ArtsFest is September 12th and 13th!

1404 Swinney Court - Miranda

Photo Credit – Sammuel Hoffman, Journal Gazette

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West Central Homes and Gardens

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