2017 NEAR Community Luncheon
2017 NEAR Community Luncheon
2017 NEAR Community Luncheon

100 Redeveloped Homes Join us at our 2017 Annual Community Luncheon for great food and focus on how NEAR is helping to shape the Near Eastside’s future. Keynote Speaker • Dr. Lewis Ferebee Dr. Lewis Ferebee is Superintendent of Indianapolis…

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Distinctive Development in St. Clair Place

In 2009, Near East Area Renewal (NEAR) accepted the community’s challenge to revitalize St. Clair Place—a near-downtown neighborhood that had become notorious for vacancy, violence, and blight. Seven years and 89 new and rehabbed houses later, the neighborhood has made…

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Caulk of the Town – October 22, 2016
Caulk of the Town – October 22, 2016
Caulk of the Town – October 22, 2016

Now is the time to sign up to volunteer, sponsor, and get a house weatherized. Our online forms make it easy. Caulk of the Town 2016 is Saturday, October 22, 9 am to 1 pm. Caulk of the Town is a community-wide home weatherization…

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We’re now in the zone–the Promise Zone!
We’re now in the zone–the Promise Zone!
We’re now in the zone–the Promise Zone!

Today, April 28, 2015, Near East Area Renewal (NEAR) participated with community partners in a news conference to hear that our Near Eastside community has become a Federally-designated Promise Zone. The intense effort of a handful of vision-bearing, determined community…

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We Develop Community
We Develop Community
We Develop Community

I shared this brief reflection at the 2015 NEAR Annual Community Luncheon on April 21. There are several notable reasons why Near East Area Renewal is building with such momentum and solid outcomes on the Near Eastside legacy. But, for…

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