Indianapolis provides one of the most affordable and desirable housing markets in the nation (ranked #2 in Forbes Magazine's 2010 Most Affordable Cities to Buy a Home). Most of our residents choose to purchase their own home or condo when they begin their residency, though renting is becoming a popular option. No matter your choice, every type of community imaginable is within a 15-to-30 minute commute of campus. Rural communities can be found in Franklin (also home to Franklin College), Plainfield/Monrovia, and Brownsburg. Carmel, Zionsville, and Westfield offer small towns with a more urban feel. Suburban family lifestyles are strong in Fishers and Noblesville, while downtown living is on the rise and flourishing in the Lockerbie, Fall Creek, Fountain Square, and Chatham Arch enclaves. Just north of downtown you'll find the established neighborhood villages of Broad Ripple, Butler-Tarkington, and Meridian-Kessler.
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Lockerbie Square - tree-lined streets, charming homes, and Indianapolis' first historic district placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Fountain Square - where the motto is "Funky. Artsy. Retro. Anything but square!"
Meridian-Kessler - highly desirable neighborhood abounding with unique architecture in vintage mansions, bungalows, and cottages.
Butler-Tarkington - named for the nearby university (the Butler University community comprises a large portion of the residents) and author Booth Tarkington, it's also home to the oldest neighborhood association in the entire country!
Downtown Indianapolis - a dynamic and growing housing market with the performing arts, entertainment, multiple sports venues, terrific restaurants, and ample green space, all within walking distance of your home and campus!