Indy – the middle city known for the Indianapolis Colts, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and a trendy local independent craft brewery scene that has the middle of the country engaged, is quickly becoming one of the most popular cities in the entire Midwest. Located right in the center of the state in Indiana, Indianapolis is surrounded by few other big cities outside of its borders – namely Columbus, Cincinnati, Louisville, and St. Louis a bit further west. With that in mind, there’s a reason for why so many people are choosing to make this industrial city their new home.
Indianapolis has a population just north of 800,000 – and in the American Midwest, that’s a big city! This means that the city needs to support nearly 1 million workers each and every day. In order to do that, the city’s economy is built around a number of large corporations that call this place home. Not to mention, there are a number of industries that provide jobs to hundreds of thousands of residents. Companies like Anthem (healthcare), Eli Lilly and Company (Medicines), Finish Line (sneakers & footwear), USIC, The Health Care Group, the State of Indiana, and more, it’s safe to say that Indianapolis is built on diversity and a booming economy.
Neighborhoods in Indianapolis
Medical District – As is evident, Indianapolis is essentially the healthcare hub of the entire United States. For that very reason, the city boasts a big and bustling Medical District, which serves as the home base for a number of important medical research centers and institutions. For those who work in the field, there’s nothing more convenient than living in the Medical District.
Wholesale District – As a neighborhood that goes back to the 19th century, the Wholesale District is Indianapolis’ historical center. With a number of historical landmarks, the neighborhood has character. Not to mention, it boasts come nice eateries, bars, and the Pacer’s home arena for some NBA basketball.
Renaissance Place – Renaissance Place is quickly becoming one of the most popular places to live within the city of Indianapolis. Known for its beautiful new residential developments, one can live in the city, without feeling like they’re embedded in the hustle and bustle of downtown Indy.
Eagle Creek Park – As the largest park in the city, Eagle Creek Park encompasses more than 1,400 acres of water and another 4,000 acres or so of green space. Not to mention, the park features more than 10 miles of pathways for pedestrians. If you want to live in the city, but also want a taste of the great outdoors, living near Eagle Creek Park is your best bet.
University Heights – This bustling and exciting college neighborhood has youth written all over it. Located just to the south of the University of Indianapolis, University Heights offers student living houses situated inside a beautiful residential and family-friendly neighborhood.
Broad Ripple – If you’re looking for the free, open, and totally trendy area of the city, Broad Ripple is surely it. Home to a number of exciting restaurants, music venues, pubs, and bars, Broad Ripple is as trendy as it gets when strolling through the city of Indy.
In addition to these wonderful areas, there are a few more neighborhoods that certainly deserve a shout out. Be sure to take a look at short term leases that we have available for rent in the following neighborhoods:
- North Indianapolis
- Upper Canal
- Washington Township
- Spring Hill
- Ransom Place
- Driftwood Hills
- Deer Creek
- Pay a visit to the Indianapolis Speedway for the experience of a lifetime.
- Catch an Indianapolis Colts game and cheer on the home team.
- Go for a stroll down the 10 miles of pathway at Eagle Creek park.
- Ride along the Monon Rail Trail and take in the beautiful scenery on bike, skateboard, rollerblades, or by foot!
- Enjoy some upscale shopping at the Castleton Square Mall.
- Visit the Mass Ave Arts District for some added culture.
King Dough – This might not be New York, Chicago, or Detroit, but you can still get a delicious slice of pizza in Indy if you head over to King Dough. This mom and pop shop features a number of delicious, experimental pizzas on the menu, along with some of the best wings that the Midwest has to offer.
Milktooth – If you’re looking for a little more of an upscale experience, Milktooth considers itself a “fine diner.” In other words, you can get some of the most luxurious breakfast and brunch items that you’ve ever seen. Not to mention, their dinner menu is just as delectable.
Taxman Brewing Co – Indy is certainly known for its breweries and craft beer halls. Taxman Brewing Co is certainly one of the best in the city. Technically a gastropub, Taxman is a great place to bring friends or family. Enjoy the delicious menu that changes frequently, and toss down a few brews or ciders.
- Indy is a walkable and bikeable city!
- Indy always has a number of taxis, rideshare options, and public transportation available throughout the city.
- Blueindy All Electric Cars provide a safe and efficient way to travel around the city.
Landing's Furnished Apartments in Indianapolis
Here at Landing, we offer some of the most comfortable, flexible, and modern fully furnished apartments in Indianapolis, IN. With fully-furnished apartments, they’re suited for both long term and short term lease options.
You’ve seen for yourself just how exciting of a city Indianapolis is, and now that you’ve seen everything that this wonderful city has to offer, it’s time to contact us today to learn more about how you can secure your rental. With premium furnishings, concierge service, and dedicated professional staff, Landing has everything you could ever ask for in a city that is ripe with excitement!