Outdoor public spaces have been integral to my health during covid. I have brain cancer and am immunocompromised, but I try to get some fresh air and exercise when I can. I often walk along the Cultural Trail and have been happily surprised to see live music on Monument Circle and Lugar Plaza. I hope …

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My hope for Indianapolis is that community leaders will begin prioritizing the residents who make our communities rich and vibrant. Indianapolis is more than a place for tourism and sports. Those of us who live here are passionate and enthusiastic, and while we certainly love showing the world how special it is, it can be …

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We need a city for people, not cars. Place making and human-centric design concepts are critical. It is so disappointing to see so much of downtown dedicated to cars in the form of 4+ lane wide roads, and TONS of parking. Let’s repurpose what we have to make a place that is better for everyone. …

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Would they *please* turn off the music on Monument Circle. It’s not a fricken suburban mall for goodness sake. I honestly avoid the circle now because of it.

Implement the 2011 Monument Circle Design winner:

I want to see monument circle turned into a skating rink!!! Party!!

My favorite times downtown were doing Yoga on monument circle for the summer solstice and listening to music from the Chreece festival in Luger Plaza! I’d love to see more music and art downtown.

We have an amazing pool of talent in Indy that is underutilized in our public spaces. Musicians, artists, writers, poets, comedians, and so much more. One of my favorite experiences was dancing to Sweet Poison Victim performing live on Monument Circle. I think all of these spaces could be activated with inclusive and engaging programming …

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As someone who works downtown, I love visiting Monument Circle. It’s a wonderful place where all kinds of people congregate for events, protests, and just hanging out. I love how Monument Circle represents the focal point of our rich and diverse city. While I live in the suburbs, I have so much love for downtown …

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I love our city. Let that be said. Downtown could always use more to draw attention to everything we have going in in the central sector and surrounding areas such as Fountain Square and Irvington. I would love to see more events take place downtown that would usher in people that tend to avoid downtown …

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