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Mile Square, Indianapolis Homes for Sale

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Though Indianapolis may be better known as the Circle City, the downtown area started out simply as Mile Square. Surveyor Alexander Ralston was commissioned in 1821 to design the plat of land between North, South, East, and West Streets (his previous credits included assisting Pierre L'Enfant with the design of Washington, D.C.). Ralston was responsible for Indy's iconic central circle, initially intended for the governor's house but now the site of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument. He also came up with the diagonal avenues of Massachusetts, Virginia, Kentucky, and Indiana, which once connected all the corners of Mile Square to what is now Monument Circle.

Despite his experience and vision, Ralston did not have high hopes for Indianapolis. He was originally tasked with mapping a four-mile plat, but doubted the city would ever reach such a size. In the almost 200 years since, Indianapolis has grown to 372 square miles—but the original Mile Square still marks the historical, cultural, and economic center of the city.

Today, most Mile Square residents live in condominiums or apartments rather than single-family houses. In 1983, 36 apartment buildings—all of which date back to the period of 1890-1930, when Indianapolis experienced its most significant growth—were added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Indianapolis is second only to Washington, D.C. in its number of war monuments, most of them located within Mile Square. These monuments honor the veterans of the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and most recently the victims of 9/11. Many of these memorials were built from Indiana limestone.


Original Plat (click image to view full-size)

Mile Square was created not just to memorialize, but also to thrive and grow. While not particularly known as a skyscraper city, all of Indy's tallest buildings are centralized downtown. Mile Square also encompasses the Wholesale District (bounded by Capitol, Delaware, Washington, and South), a unique blend of historic architecture and new construction. The Wholesale District contains Circle Centre Mall, the Bankers Life Fieldhouse (where the Pacers and Fever play), and several prestigious hotels and restaurants.

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Latest Mile Square, Indianapolis Homes for Sale

1 North Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 1 North Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Circle Block  
You deserve this. You've clawed your way through the jungle and its time to enjoy your place at the top. This home was professionally designed to offer the best of everything: space, finishes & amenities. Unique in Indy, this residence offers many of Th...
3 Beds, 4 Bath Areas, 5272 SqFt
$4,500,000
Everhart Studio, Ltd.
1 North Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 1 North Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Circle Block  
Tucked inside one of Indy’s most exclusive and sought after properties – The Conrad - you’ll find this extraordinary condo. Inside warm hardwoods and wood accents contrast beautifully with the clean lines and contemporary lighting. Elegant foyer giv...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 2553 SqFt
$2,490,000
Encore Sotheby's International
450 East Vermont Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 450 East Vermont Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Mansur Square  
This is one of the most iconic homes to be built Downtown over the last quarter century. Maddening attention to quality and detail are evident in every facet of the structure: Tour de force brick and limestone exterior, custom woodwork, paneling & case g...
4 Beds, 4 Bath Areas, 8437 SqFt
$1,750,000
Everhart Studio, Ltd.
429 North Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 429 North Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Residences At 429  
City living at its finest! Custom designed Penthouse w. an amazing comb. of luxury, contemp. styling & breathtaking views from practically every room! An open f.plan features 10' to 12' beamed ceils, floor to ceiling windows flood interior w. sunlight, au...
2 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 2667 SqFt
$1,600,000
Flock Realty, Inc.
1 North Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 1 North Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Circle Block  
Views of Monument Circle and sunrise cityscape are breathtakingly beautiful in this open-concept, contemporary, architect-designed, natural light-filled luxury condo. Gourmet cook's kitchen with Gaggenau & Liebherr appliances & Blum hardware. Ceiling reve...
1 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1384 SqFt
$1,100,000
Encore Sotheby`s International
207 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 207 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Meridian Lofts  
One of kind downtown residence w/2563 sq ft that offers 3 BR & 2.5 bath. Perfect blend of stunning high end finishes & breathtaking architectural details of the historic building; include 22’ ceilings, 2-story windows, exposed brick walls, orig cast iro...
3 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 2563 SqFt
$799,000
F.C. Tucker Company
141 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 141 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Six Over Meridian  
Best location in Downtown Indy! Luxury finishes abound in this top floor premiere condo. Exposed brick, 14' ceilings, expansive windows w/ remote trmts, gourmet kit & spa BAs, 2 secured bldg parking spots, and a $100k Control 4 System w/ hard-wired flat s...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 2428 SqFt
$689,000
CENTURY 21 Scheetz
355 East Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 355 East Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Hudson  
Downtown living at it’s finest. This sophisticated 3BR 3.5BA penthouse is located in the heart of the city. Short walking distance to restaurants and shopping. Whole Foods and City Market just 1 block away! First floor provides an elegant kitchen with ...
3 Beds, 4 Bath Areas, 2854 SqFt
$680,000
Keller Williams Indy Metro S
1 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204 1 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Allen Plaza  
That special something wrapped into a perfect package...floor-to-ceiling glass overlooking the hustle and bustle of the heart of Indianapolis. Unbeatable location, sweeping panoramic view of skyline & corner location. Custom doors fabricated locally, art ...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1675 SqFt
$575,000
Encore Sotheby's International
1 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204 1 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Allen Plaza  
Wow. That is what people say when they walk into this one. Executive condo overlooking downtown Indy with every luxury finish you are looking for! Private key card only elevator takes you to the 7th floor...and your guests will be impressed from t...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1661 SqFt
$499,900
F.C. Tucker Company
350 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 350 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Athletic Club Iac Lofts  
Urban living at its finest! One of the premier and most desirable units in the Indianapolis Athletic Club! This architecturally designed unit is one of the building's only units that features the beautiful, two-story, arched-top, former ballroom windows, ...
1 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1510 SqFt
$475,000
Everhart Studio, Ltd.
1 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204 1 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Allen Plaza  
We won't blame you for feeling a little light headed when you walk into this home. Much is here to stimulate: sexy cosmopolitan finishes and an eighth floor location that offers one of the most urban of views (you will say good morning to Lady Victory ev...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1274 SqFt
$460,000
Everhart Studio, Ltd.
350 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 350 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Athletic Club Iac Lofts  
One of the most fabulous & amazing condos in Indianapolis Athletic Club! This SE corner condo has awesome city views from tall, arched top windows. Its spacious, open floorplan features a great room with soaring, 2-story ceilings accented by a tall, free-...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1616 SqFt
$425,000
Flock Realty, Inc.
141 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 141 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Six Over Meridian  
This condo's got Noticeability! Located in the Southwest corner of the building gives this unit the best and brightest views of Meridian & Georgia Streets. Fantastic Open floor plan with soaring 11' ceilings, your guest will be impressed from the moment t...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 2055 SqFt
$415,000
F.C. Tucker Company
141 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 141 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Six Over Meridian  
*20K+ PRICE REDUCTION AND OWNER IS WILLING TO CONTRIBUTE $3000 TOWARD FIRST YEAR HOA DUES ON THIS GORGEOUS 2-3BR, 2BA LOFT IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN INDY JUST SOUTH OF THE CIRCLE!!*THE VIEWS ARE AMAZING FROM THIS OPEN-CONCEPT UNIT WITH LARGE WINDOWS AND A ...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 2034 SqFt
$409,000
The Bryant Company, Inc.
141 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 141 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Six Over Meridian  
Enjoy luxury living at its finest in this top-floor historical 2-3BD/2BA loft in the heart of downtown Indianapolis! Many convenient amenities await you including a secured entrance, private underground parking, & elevator access. The expanse open floor l...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 2056 SqFt
$395,000
The Bryant Company, Inc.
355 East Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 355 East Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Hudson  
In the heart of downtown come see this great condo in the Hudson. This rare find on the 3rd floor offers 2bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, 2 story with a loft. The spiral staircase leads you upstairs to the master featuring a whirlpool tub and french doors to acc...
2 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 1706 SqFt
$378,300
United Real Estate Indpls
225 North New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 225 North New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Lockerbie Terrace  
ENJOY URBAN LIVING IN THIS FABULOUS DOWNTOWN CONDO IN LOCKERBIE TERRACE WHICH IS PERFECTLY CENTRALIZED WITHIN THE CITY – BLOCKS FROM SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, GROCERY, SPORTS, CULTURAL EVENTS, ETC! BREATHTAKING VIEWS FROM ROOFTOP. UNIT BOASTS GLEAMING HAR...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1454 SqFt
$369,900
F.C. Tucker Company
350 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 350 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Athletic Club Iac Lofts  
Beautiful property in the IAC. 2BR 2BA condo on the 6th floor. Fabulous views of downtown, Indiana World War Memorial. Open & airy, beautiful hardwoods. New carpet. Split floor plan. Master BR on one side, 2nd BR on other side. Fresh paint, shows beautifu...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1499 SqFt
$349,900
F.C. Tucker Company
450 East Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 450 East Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Packard  
Zero Maintenance 2 BR, 2 full BA ground level unit now available at the Packard. Over 1200 sq ft of open & functional downtown living featuring SS appliances (including newer dishwasher), granite counters and bar in kitchen, beautiful hardwoods in living ...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1219 SqFt
$325,000
Berkshire Hathaway Home
450 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204 450 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Avenue Condominuims Hpr  
Incredible location on Mass Avenue with restaurants, nightlife, theaters, shopping, you name it, this condo sits in the best location of Indy! Unit has outdoor patio, building has rooftop deck! A two-story condo offering 2 Master Suites! Modern kitchen wi...
2 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 1905 SqFt
$325,000
Homes & Homesites
355 East Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 355 East Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Hudson  
Enjoy sophisticated urban living in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. Exclusive corner Hudson unit presents incredible skyline views, an open concept design & upscale finishes. Immaculate interior with new paint features a modern great room with a corne...
1 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 987 SqFt
$250,000
Highgarden Real Estate
350 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 350 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Athletic Club Iac Lofts  
Enjoy downtown living at the historic Indianapolis Athletic Club, footsteps away from Monument Circle and Mass Ave! This 1 BR, 1.5 Bath Condo is move-in ready with an incredible kitchen including a large breakfast bar, granite counter tops, and stainless ...
1 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 869 SqFt
$213,900
Matlock Realty Group

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