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Finding New Life for Industrial Properties

An abandoned 19th-century buggy factory is now home to the Hotel Tango whiskey distillery.

Samuel Dolgin-Gardner

Like many other cities in the Midwest, Indianapolis has its share of former factories and warehouses standing vacant now that the center of industry has moved elsewhere. These large properties dominate their surrounding neighborhoods, often attracting criminal activity, adding to blight and taking up space that could be put to better use for the neighborhood.

Some visionary small business owners in Indianapolis are seeing these places as opportunities and are getting help to turn abandoned industrial buildings into vibrant retail, restaurant and other commercial uses. Read the blog post in Rooflines to find out more.

Posted in Commercial Property

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