September meeting resources

We look forward to seeing you this Thursday at 6:30 pm at Phillips Temple at 34th and Washington Blvd. for the MFCNA Meeting. Download the August minutes Download the full agenda for September Need to pay your dues? You can do so online. 6:30 P.M. Meeting called to order, welcoming remarks, introductions 6:40 P.M. Approval of minutes from August Association Meeting 6:45 […]

May Meeting Resources

We look forward to seeing you this Thursday at 6:30 pm at Phillips Temple at 34th and Washington Blvd. for the MFCNA Meeting. Download the April minutes Download the full agenda for May 6:30 P.M. Meeting called to order, welcoming remarks, introductions   6:40 P.M. Approval of minutes from April Association Meeting 6:45 P.M. Treasurer’s Report […]

Jane Jacobs in Mapleton-Fall Creek

  Jane Jacobs was a journalist and community activist who is now widely considered a patron saint of urban planning. Her most famous work, published in 1961, is The Death and Life of Great American Cities. I recently read the book and am reflecting on what it tells us about Mapleton-Fall Creek. Jacobs wrote at […]

Quick September News

First, Citizens Energy Group just released this press release: Citizens Partners With City, Neighborhood Groups to Accelerate Project, regarding the construction happening around Fall Creek Parkway and 28th Street.  Second, there will be an Art+Science Stream Walk along Fall Creek on Sunday, September 25, starting at 3pm. The group will explore the history and poetry […]

Project Updates from DPW

At our monthly meeting in July, Department of Public Works and Citizens Energy joined, at our request, to help clarify and update us on some of the projects happening in and around our Mapleton-Fall Creek borders. They have since kindly shared with us more clarification on the projects that were asked about at our meeting. See […]

Rethinking our Streets

The City of Indianapolis recently selected the southern half of Mapleton-Fall Creek for an exciting pilot project and invites us to envision how we ideally would like to use our streets to create a more pedestrian safe & bike friendly environment. To kick this off this pilot initiative, we will gather at Free Wheelin’ Community […]

Circuit Training

Free Neighborhood Fitness Classes

Written by Hannah Barker, Mapleton-Fall Creek Neighborhood Association Board Member At the June MFCNA Neighborhood meeting, there were several presentations from community groups about summer programs in the area. With a busy schedule, it’s difficult to participate in all of them, but it’s encouraging to know that Mapleton-Fall Creek is not short of fun, healthy, […]

Highlighting our Social Activities

New to the neighborhood or seeing new faces around your block? Get to know others in Mapleton-Fall Creek by jumping into one of the many activities we offer! Wish we had something else or want to organize something, let us know! June’s Book of the Month: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. We’ll […]

About Historic Designation

  Though the Mapleton-Fall Creek neighborhood has a rich history dating back to the 1840’s and the homes throughout Mapleton-Fall Creek were built during the early 1900s, the neighborhood is not recognized by the national register of historic places. The bridges along Fall Creek Parkway are designated, as they should be, as well as a […]