Fountain Square (Indianapolis, IN)
By Nathan Pfahler
(ReMAX Ultimate)
So, this past Sunday afternoon and I held an open house at my charming Fountain Square listing. I was pleasantly surprised with the turnout on that cold, wintry day- unhappy with the fact that it has started to flurry again; I'm definitely ready for spring! Had good traffic through the open house- approx 6 groups of potential buyers through the front door- 1 20-somethings couple relocating from Wisconsin to our beautiful city, 1 group of 4 adults, a Fountain Square neighbor and 1 family of 3, and another group or 2. It always amazes me the different types of people that appear interested in certain homes. There are the young professionals, the retirees, the first-time homebuyers, the "right-sizers", those that are fervent about a neighborhood or area, historic home aficionados, and thos...
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Fountain Square is located 11 blocks from downtown Indianapolis at the intersections of Virginia Avenue at Shelby and Prospect Streets.Now known as one of Indianapolis' oldest neighborhoods and the oldest commercial district in the state of Indiana, it has become a growing community for working artists.In 1835, Calvin Fletcher and Nicholas McCarty purchased a 264 acre farm that became the Fountain Square neighborhood.  In the beginning it saw limited growth and was primarily a residential neighborhood.  Then in the 1870s it saw substantial commercial growth by the large number of German immigrants that settled into the area.Citizen's Street-rail Company laid tracks down Virginia Street and also located a turnaround at the intersection of Virginia, Shelby and Prospect Streets in 1864 tha...
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