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Irvington, Indiana is the largest historic district in Marion County, including roughly 1,600 individual land parcels on 555 acres. Named for 19th-century writer Washington Irving, the historic district is located five miles east of downtown on the western edge of Warren Township, inside the 465 loop. Originally chartered as a suburban township in 1870, Irvington was annexed by the City of Indianapolis in 1902.

Irvington was among the first planned suburbs of Indianapolis, and is important for its Victorian Romantic winding street pattern, the varied architectural styles and types, and its cultural and educational role in the city. In 1900, the Indianapolis & Greenfield Rapid Transit Company laid tracks down the center of Washington Street. Shortly thereafter, the Citizen's Street Railway ran its new electric trolley line from Irvington to downtown Indianapolis along what is now US Route 40.

Taking advantage of this new age of transportation, business owners quickly built commercial blocks on Washington Street. A new school, and other services from the city drew many new residents to the area. Homes began popping up everywhere.

Irvington quickly became a favorite haunt of the Midwest's best fine artists and writers. It was here that the famed "Irvington Group" of artists lived, met, and exhibited their art. The namesake group was led by noted artists William Forsyth, Dorothy Morlan, Clifton and Hilah Wheeler, and others. Pleasant Run Creek was a favorite subject of those landscape artists in the group.

Today, many of the artists' homes and studios remain standing. The Irvington Lodge, Bona Thompson Memorial Library, and Studio School & Gallery are public venues where arts are currently taught and displayed.

The area contains excellent examples of every major American architectural style including Italianate, French Second Empire, Victorian Gothic, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival and Tudor Revival. The Benton House is a charming example of the Second Empire style of architecture, and is remembered for its association with Silence Benton, president of Butler University during its early years. The Julian House was the home of George Washington Julian, famous abolitionist. Julian welcomed Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth to his Irvington home. His daughter, Grace Julian Clarke, a lifelong resident, was a statewide leader of the Indiana suffrage movement and the first female columnist for the Indianapolis Star.

Several popular events and festivals attract people to the neighborhood throughout the year. The Irvington Farmers Market is one of the most popular farmers markets in Indianapolis. There's the Annual Irvington Folk Festival, a week of performances, workshops, lecture and film offered free of charge. The Irvington Historical Society hosts an ice cream social featuring art, music, and of course, ice cream. The Irvington Garden Club sponsors annual annual events to show local gardens, homes, and art, and the Irvington Home Tour is now in its 42nd year.

The best-known Irvington event is the Historic Irvington Halloween Festival, held each fall since 1947. The festival is the nation's oldest and largest Halloween festival. East Washington Street is closed through downtown to hold the street festival. Events of the week-long festival include a 5-mile run, pageant, live music, contests, Halloween-themed movies, storytelling, ghost tours, live theater, roller derby, a "haunted puppet show," and many other fun family events.

The Irving Theatre, built in 1913, was originally used for a nickelodeon, although it served many purposes throughout the decades until it closed in the mid-1990s. There, it sat unoccupied, until it was repoened in 2005. The theatre is a hub for live music, films, art, community, and private events. With a capacity of over 700 people, The Irving is one of the city's largest venues.

Irvington, today, has more linear blocks of brick streets than any neighborhood in the city, and its naturalistic plan is considered Indianapolis' largest and most developed example of Victorian Romantic landscape design. The 400-year-old "Kile Oak" tree on Beechwood Avenue, is thought to be the oldest Bur Oak in the country, and boasts a limb spread of 125 feet, and a trunk circumference of 16 feet.

Irvington, like much of Indiana, has a history of Temperance. In 1908, 70 of the state's 92 counties forbade the sale of alcoholic beverages within their borders. Marion County was not one of them, but not all residents were happy with that decision. In 1909 the women of Irvington rose up against a proposed German Beer Garden at Wonderland Amusement Park. Although the management was within its rights to sell beer, local beer distributors, fearing a public relations nightmare, refused to sell their products to the park. To this day, a local covenant banning alcohol sales in Irvington is still on the books (but who looks at the books? ;-).

The Irvington Development Organization (IDO), was founded in 2002 to ensure that revitalization efforts remained compatible with the historic character of the Irvington community, and to enhance the quality of life for Irvington and Indianapolis residents. The IDO has had many triumphs in recent years,including luring new businesses to the neighborhood, attracting private and public investments for redevlopment of historic buildings, and awarding grants to local businesses and property owners to improve their buildings' appearances. Today, they continue to spearhead such popular community initiatives like the Irvington Streetscape Project, Irvington Green Initiative, and Irvington Neighborhood Plan.

While the community of Irvington is known for its wealth of historic homes with price ranges to fit any budget, with so many value-enhancing inititives planned for the future, Irvington may not stay affordable for long! To secure your place in Historic Irvington, Indiana, call msWoods now.

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Latest Irvington, Indianapolis Homes for Sale

6201 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219 6201 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Tilford & Thrashers  
This corner lot offers amazing visibility and nearly 30,000 cars per day passing by. This could be a great spot for a gas station (tanks are already in the ground), car lot, or other retail use. The parcel is zoned C-4 which is a generous zoning classific...
0 Beds, 0 Bath Areas, 0 SqFt
$399,900
RE/MAX Results
365 Burgess Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 365 Burgess Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Julian Johnson Rawles & Goodes  
Ring in the New Year with everything you’ve always wanted: 3 bed, 2.5 bath in walkable Irvington. This to-the-studs remodel left no stone unturned. New electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and flooring. Sit on your front porch or step inside and enjoy the artful...
3 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 2064 SqFt
$259,900
Nottingham Realty Group
36 North Whittier Place, Indianapolis, IN 46219 36 North Whittier Place, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Mcleod Graham & Bitler  
Another gem in Historic Irvington! This tastefully updated home boasts over 2300 sqft, high ceilings, beautiful woodwork throughout, a private master suite, plus 2 very large bedrooms and 2 more full bathrooms! Hardwood flooring welcomes you in the foye...
3 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 2533 SqFt
$249,900
CENTURY 21 Diversified Realty
759 North Leland Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 759 North Leland Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Alfred G Belles Add  
All you want for Christmas is this merry and bright rehabbed brick babe on cozy Irvington cul-de-sac featuring sleek modern comforts like gorgeously remodeled kitchen (granite and stainless!) designer bathrooms, and that SWEET master bedroom retreat. Thou...
3 Beds, 4 Bath Areas, 3432 SqFt
$225,000
Deb Kent Gallery of Homes, LLC
978 North Layman Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 978 North Layman Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: A V Browns Ellenberger Park  
Beautiful Historic Irvington area, Full brick English Tudor with covered front porch. Home full of old charm character as soon as you enter the home. Original hardwood floors, trim, doors, and so much more. You will love the full finish basement with new ...
4 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 2512 SqFt
$224,900
Dena's Place Real Estate Servi
45 South Bolton Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 45 South Bolton Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Rodney Heirs Add  
It is our pleasure to present Beatrix Grace in the very heart of Historic Irvington. With 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and a backyard that goes on forever, sweet Beatrix was lovingly restored to her original elegance —carefully, respectfully— as a tribute...
3 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 2763 SqFt
$220,000
Deb Kent Gallery of Homes, LLC
972 North Audubon Road, Indianapolis, IN 46219 972 North Audubon Road, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: A V Browns Ellenberger Park  
This Tudor home is absolutely the sharpest, well cared, updated home in the PAR 10 area of Irvington. This is a gorgeous 2 bdrms 2 ba with a living room with built in bookcases on both sides of the wood burning fireplace. The spacious dining room features...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 2052 SqFt
$209,900
RE/MAX Ability Plus
6134 East Lowell Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 6134 East Lowell Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: NA  
So many options with this charming vintage Irvington home: Use the entire space as your FIVE (!) BR home, or if you're hankering to to try AirBnB-ing, possibly get a steady tenant, or just a place for inlaws or adult kids — there's a 2 BR, kitchen, full...
5 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 4448 SqFt
$205,000
Deb Kent Gallery of Homes, LLC
5451 Julian Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 5451 Julian Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: L & C Ritters  
If you're looking for a big home with elegant bones, gorgeous woodwork and room to express your inner rehabber, may we introduce you to Miss Eugenia, the quintessential Victorian lady in the heart of Historic Irvington. Imagine the joy and satisfaction yo...
5 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 2696 SqFt
$199,900
Deb Kent Gallery of Homes, LLC
326 North Arlington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 326 North Arlington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: John W Chambers  
3 bedroom, 2 bath home in popular Irvington neighborhood. New roof, new paint, new flooring, new kitchen and baths, full basement. Close to golf course, bus line, schools, shopping. bright with a lot of windows, nice floor plan, MBR upstairs with walk in ...
3 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 2878 SqFt
$194,500
Sullivan Realty Group, LLC
309 North Kenyon Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219 309 North Kenyon Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Irvington Terrace  
Totally renovated gorgeous 3BD/1.5 bath home in GREAT neighborhood! Lots of natural light, fireplace, new appliances, glass enclosed porch, new Wood vinyl flooring throughout the home. Laundry room on Main, 2 car garage, fenced yard, a MUST see!
3 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 2711 SqFt
$179,000
Keller Williams Indpls Metro N
5902 East New York Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219 5902 East New York Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: J W Chambers  
Welcome home to historic Irvington! Open the front door and discover a beautifully remodeled home with an updated kitchen featuring new cabinets and granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, all new flooring, painting, new thermal vinyl windows, n...
2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 2379 SqFt
$159,900
Five-Star Realty Group, LLC
6052 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219 6052 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Creighton & Goodwins  
What a fantastic investor opportunity! This 4 plex already has 3 units occupied for $475/month. Located near Irvington on Arlington and Washington streets. Tenant parking on back side.
0 Beds, 0 Bath Areas, 0 SqFt
$147,000
Triple E Realty, LLC
440 South Arlington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 440 South Arlington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Stace Sub  
IRVINGTON Bungalow remodeled and ready for you to move in. Home features 2 bedrooms 1 bath newly refinished hardwood floors, granite counter tops in kitchen with custom tile back splash, updated bathroom. New appliances and new high efficiency HVAC system...
2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 1880 SqFt
$139,900
Centurion R.E.S., LLC
143 South Butler Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 143 South Butler Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Walkers Sunnyside  
Very CHARMING, QUALITY Built IRVINGTON Home! Modernized for Your Convenience! Master Suite! Attic has been Re-Finished! Newer windows and roof. BRAND NEW Water Heater! Original Doors and Trim in Home Adds a Nice Allure. Screened in Front Porch is PERFECT ...
3 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 2160 SqFt
$135,000
Russo Realty Group, LLC
924 North Leland Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 924 North Leland Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Tuckers E 10th  
Are you looking for a charming 2 bedroom bungalow with original character flooding throughout? A home with so many unique touches that it’s sure to steal your heart? Look no further, this is it! Open your front door to a spacious living room that flows ...
2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 1704 SqFt
$126,500
Keller Williams Indy Metro NE
5225 East North Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219 5225 East North Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Emerson Ave Add  
Cute Cute Bungalow in desirable area, just steps from Ellenberger Park. This home has approx 1400 sq ft 2 bedrooms 1 bath, Living room with fireplace, formal dining room, large kitchen, a huge master bedroom with access to the full bath. It also has a f...
2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 2834 SqFt
$124,900
RE/MAX Ability Plus
6077 East Dewey Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 6077 East Dewey Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: J Murdocks  
Wonderfully maintained and updated Irvington home within walking distance of all the great assets Irvington area has to offer. Home has dark stained hardwood floors, natural woodwork windows, door frames and doors with the old time hardware and the wonder...
2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 1824 SqFt
$109,975
Artisan, REALTORS®
5647 Rawles Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 5647 Rawles Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: NA  
Come see this Irvington home that has just been fully rehabbed with new roof, paint, windows, flooring, doors, kitchen, bathrooms and much more! This house offers a generous lot and a wonderful floorplan for a large family with FOUR bedrooms and 2 bathroo...
4 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1206 SqFt
$105,000
Wynkoop Brokerage Firm, LLC
44 Elizabeth N Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219 44 Elizabeth N Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Wagners  
Darling two bedroom with a full unfinished basement towards the end of a quiet dead end street. Living room with a wood burning fireplace, dining room and cute kitchen with new white cabinets. A pantry included in kitchen. Enclosed front porch and large s...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1872 SqFt
$99,900
VIP Real Estate Group, LLC
30 South Arlington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 30 South Arlington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Original Irvington  
Charming Craftsman-style home in the Historic District of Irvington! Nice sized rooms, plenty of room to roam! 3 bedrooms-2 with walk-in-closets! 3 Large Family/Living Rooms on the main floor. 3 Bedrooms and Bathroom located upstairs and an unfinished bas...
3 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 2128 SqFt
$99,900
Equity Management Services, LL
5956 Beechwood Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 5956 Beechwood Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Grays Beechwood Add  
Bright and spacious 3 bedroom home with an updated eat-in kitchen, all appliances stay. Fresh paint throughout, new flooring, and light fixtures. Each room boasts 9' ceilings giving the home more of a spacious feel! New roof in 2017. Updated wiring throu...
3 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 1900 SqFt
$99,900
Keller Williams Indy Metro W
349 South Kenmore Road, Indianapolis, IN 46219 349 South Kenmore Road, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Kenmore Heights  
Beautifully redone 3 bed/1 bath home! New appliances, granite counters, new flooring, fenced yard that backs up to greenspace!
3 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 960 SqFt
$99,000
Keller Williams Indy Metro NE
205 South Arlington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 205 South Arlington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: NA  
Very nice 3 bedroom home in Irvington area. Features hardwood floors, newer windows, gutters, roof, water heater, and much more! All appliances stay! Yard is fully fenced & ready for you to entertain & relax. Come take a look--you won't be disappointed! C...
3 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 2046 SqFt
$96,000
CENTURY 21 Wilson & Associates
38 South Sheridan Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 38 South Sheridan Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Tilford & Thrashers  
Large Irvington home on a double corner lot! 4 bedrooms and 1 full bath, on over 1/4 acre and a 2 car garage and mini-barn extension! This property is a must-see. So many amenities!
4 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 2160 SqFt
$89,500
Alpine Realty, LLC
329 South Butler Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 329 South Butler Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Campus Terrace  
Updated Kitchen w/New Counter tops, new sink, new faucet, new cabinets, Ceramic tile. Home is freshly painted inside and outside, New Water Heater, Newer Furnace, Updated Electrical Panel, Newer Carpet, good usable space in the basement, updated bathroom,...
2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 1460 SqFt
$84,699
CENTURY 21 Scheetz
401 South Webster Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 401 South Webster Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Holloway & Jenisons  
Come see this CHARMING 2 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bathroom with a LARGE BASEMENT in Warren Township! Hardwood flooring, cute kitchen built-ins, and so much more. Basement includes a fireplace and stereo/speaker built-ins, plus plenty of storage space! OVERSIZED 2 c...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1700 SqFt
$81,900
Indy Homes Realty Group, LLC
6063 University Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 6063 University Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Holloway & Jenisons  
PRIME investment opportunity awaits you! Clean floor plan offers 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, and open living room. Kitchen has appliances and nice cabinet space. Fully fenced rear yard. 2 car detached garage. This won't last long!
2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 1700 SqFt
$79,000
Encore Sotheby's International
5754 Rawles Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 5754 Rawles Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Walkers  
Beautiful home in a great location
2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 1728 SqFt
$70,000
Carpenter, REALTORS®
5919 Shimer Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 5919 Shimer Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Brookville Village  
WOW!!! BEAUTIFUL!!! GREAT DEAL ON NEWLY UPDATED 2/3 BEDROOM W/ OPEN CONCEPT, BRAND NEW FURNACE & ROOF(2 months old), VINYL WINDOWS, BRAND NEW FLOORING THROUGHOUT, MODERN WASHABLE PAINT THROUGHOUT, BRAND NEW KITCHEN CABINETS, COUNTER TOP, KITCHEN SINK, F...
2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 894 SqFt
$69,500
A. M. Sandler & Associates
409 South Catherwood Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 409 South Catherwood Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Holloway & Jenisons  
South Irvington all brick ranch featuring 2 beds and 1 bath on the main level. This home has a full dry basement that could easily be converted to living space. Two car detached garage and a storage shed. Amazing family friendly neighborhood within walkin...
2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 1700 SqFt
$64,900
Wynkoop Brokerage Firm, LLC
361 South Spencer Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 361 South Spencer Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Myers University Place  
Hidden Gem. Newly Remodeled bungalow has 2 bedrooms, new bath, kitchen, flooring, windows and fixtures. Mechanical system is less than 3 years old and full basement can be used for storage, recreation or turned into 3rd bedroom. Nestled in quaint and quie...
2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 1630 SqFt
$64,900
Green Door Realty Group
123 South Catherwood Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 123 South Catherwood Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Tilford & Thrashers  
INVESTORS DELIGHT!! Amazing opportunity to add this turnkey property. Has new roof and fresh coat of outside paint.
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1979 SqFt
$63,900
Front Porch Real Estate, LLC
211 South Emerson Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 211 South Emerson Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Campus Terrace  
Great investment opportunity with this brick and vinyl duplex on the west side of Irvington. Each side features 2 bedrooms and good square footage. Each side also has off street parking. Home needs work but is priced accordingly.
0 Beds, 0 Bath Areas, 0 SqFt
$44,900
Apex Realty
8600 East Beechwood Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 8600 East Beechwood Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Baird Estates  
Vacant Lot in Baird Estates Survey on file showing .794 Acres Even though address is an even number it is on the SOUTH side of the road.
0 Beds, 0 Bath Areas, 0 SqFt
$19,900
CENTURY 21 Wilson & Associates
814 North Lesley Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 814 North Lesley Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: A V Browns Ellenberger Park  
ONE family owned home for 82 years! Nice brick home in the Irvington area, offering 3 bedrooms, 1 bath and a full basement. This home offer many neat characteristics such as 17 beautiful Linamen stain glass windows throughout, archways, built in china cab...
4 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 2414 SqFt
$1
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