Garfield Park, Indianapolis Homes for Sale
On Indy's south side, bordered by White River and I-70, sits the Garfield Park neighborhood. Its namesake park is the oldest in the city and easily one of the most beautiful, with a 10,000-square-foot Conservatory that provides a year-round home to tropical plants from around the world. Outside, the Sunken Garden features fountains, sidewalks, and benches designed around European-inspired classical formal gardens.
The 136-acre park is an alluring attraction for the surrounding inhabitants, a mix of families, students, and young professionals. Like nearby Fountain Square, the neighborhood is starting to see an influx of new businesses and a burgeoning art scene. Garfield Park and Fountain Square share something else as well: the "Pioneer Family" fountain, which was moved to the Conservatory in 1954 to alleviate traffic at the intersection of Virginia Avenue, Prospect Street, and Shelby Street. (It has since been returned, save for a brief stint from 2009 to 2012 when the permanent site was being renovated.)
Originally intended as a horse racing track, the land was purchased by a group of local businessmen in 1874. The site was named "Southern Park" when the city purchased it a few years later, but was renamed in 1881 following the assassination of President Garfield. In 1912, noted landscape architect George Edward Kessler created a master plan for the park, which included his vision for the iconic Sunken Garden.
Despite its vast expanse and well-curated grounds, visiting the park on a regular basis won't break the bank. All outdoor areas are free and open from dawn until dusk. General admission for the Conservatory is $2, except on special occasions.
With its rich history, beautiful open spaces, and dedicated local residents and businesses, Garfield Park is proving itself to be one of Indy's most up-and-coming neighborhoods. The Garfield Park Eatery & Coffee, lovingly referred to as "The Garf," is a hotspot for local musicians, writers, and artists. Plans for other new restaurants and coffee shops are currently in the works as well.
- Garfield Park Conservatory and Sunken Garden
- Friends of Garfield Park
- National Park Service
- Fountain Square Art and Architecture
Latest Garfield Park, Indianapolis Homes for Sale
|2256~2D2264 Webb Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225||Add to Favorites|
|Subdivision: Nordholt Heirs Addition|
|Just when you thought that it was impossible to purchase a well-maintained multi-unit investment property close to downtown--Voila! The three duplexes are exceptionally located to take advantage of the young urban professional -- just South of Lilly and ...|
|0 Beds, 0 Bath Areas, 0 SqFt|
Everhart Studio, Ltd.
|102 East Pleasant Run Parkway N Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46225||Add to Favorites|
|Gorgeous in Garfield Park! Completely remodeled historic 3 bedroom with tons of character. Updated Kitchen with new cabinets and ceramic tile flooring. All appliances stay. Baths have been completely remodeled with wall tiles and flooring. Features includ...|
|3 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1872 SqFt|
Red Dog Realty, LLC
|929 East Bradbury Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203||Add to Favorites|
|Huge duplex in the heart of Garfield Park! 3 bed, 1 bath with individual basement on each side. Both sides tenant occupied. Easy to rent, fantastic investment in a hot near-downtown neighborhood!|
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CENTURY 21 Scheetz
|1124 Hoefgen Street, Indianapolis, IN 46203||Add to Favorites|
|Subdivision: Downeys Southeast|
|Brick front porch and new vinyl siding on home and garage so no exterior maintenance needed hardly at all! Really nice home has had vinyl windows added at one time, interior super clean and has an updated kitchen! Hardwood and ceramic tile flooring thru-o...|
|2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 1680 SqFt|
RE/MAX At The Crossing
|2530 South California Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225||Add to Favorites|
|Solid built home; hardwood floors under carpet; solid wood doors; lots of living space with an enclosed sun room, counter space and cabinets fill the eat-in kitchen. Only two owners.|
|2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 1553 SqFt|
|53 East Raymond Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225||Add to Favorites|
|Subdivision: Millers Sub Yandes|
|Located on the south side of Raymond this is a great rental property. Newer vinyl siding and roof. Tenant has been there since January and paying $650 month. 13.9 CAP!|
|2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 2394 SqFt|
No Limit Real Estate, LLC
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