Chatham Arch - An Indianapolis Historic Neighborhood
By Cynthia Sloop
(Community Association Manager)
Chatham Arch is located in the Northeast Quandrant of Downtown Indianapolis and is less than one mile from Monument Circle. As a Historic District it is comprised of mostly single-family and multi-family homes. The northern portion of Chatham Arch has an unusual mixture of housing types. You will find workers' cottages, middle class residences, rental duplexes, apartment buildings and flats, commercial buildings with second floor sleeping rooms, and a few large homes of the wealthy that all existed at the turn of the century. (The map to the left shows the boundaries for Chatham-Arch and Massachusetts Ave as represented on http://www.indygov.org/.Another important factor about Chatham Arch is its historical roots in many of the major religious denominations of the city. In fact, one...