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 […]

Updates on ReThinking Our Streets

The first diagram below shows the 13 intersections to be done for the Rethinking Our Streets project.  We have had several meetings.  Of the 13 intersections, 8 will have an art component.  These are shown in purple. The Crosswalks on 7 of these will have art and we are busy getting the art done so […]

What IUPUI collegians learned about Mapleton-Fall Creek

This material was provided by the Mapleton-Fall Creek Neighborhood Association This past spring semester, IUPUI students enrolled in Professor Susan Hyatt’s Ethnographic Methods class studied various aspects of the Mapleton-Fall Creek Neighborhood. Projects ranged from examining the process of the Mapleton-Fall Creek Neighborhood Association meetings, to experiencing the food and the community at Fall Creek […]

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Congratulations to MFCDC for 30 years!

Several of the Mapleton-Fall Creek Neighborhood Association board members were able to attend the Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corporation 30th anniversary celebration at the Indiana State Fairgrounds this past week, June 25, 2015. Barbara Boyd, a long time MFCN resident and dynamic personality, was master of ceremonies. A spoken word performance by Tony Styxx kicked off […]