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IPL Project GreenSpace: Connect10n Gateway

E. 10th St., between Massachusetts Ave. and the Monon Trail


Keep Indianapolis Beautiful worked with the East 10th Street Civic Association to transform the area at the intersection of East 10th Street and the Monon Trail. We worked with our project committee and local stakeholders to expand the vision of this project from a small median planting to one that included several murals, road re-surfacing, bridge painting and public art. We helped accomplish this task by working with great partners in the East 10th Street Civic Association, and Storrow Kinsella. These partners helped us to think big, secure funds from CICF, commitments from Lilly Day of Service, the Recycling Coalition and INDOT.

We planted nearly 50 trees, over 7,000 plugs of grass and painted 5 paint-by-number murals during the Lilly Day of Service. Through IPL Project Greenspace funds, we planted 13 serviceberry trees on the median in 2011 and will complete the project by planting hundreds of grasses in the spring of 2012.