Garfield Park

Garfield Park

Address:2345 Pagoda Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46203

Phone:317-327-7220
Fax:317-327-7235
Web: www.eGov/City/DPR/Parks/home.htm
Size: 123 acres.
Location:Central Indianapolis.
Facilities:Picnic shelter, Burrello Family Center, horseshoe pits, pool, playground, pagoda, sunken gardens, conservatory, weight room, athletic fields.
Activities:Swimming, tennis, basketball, football, softball, horseshoes, sledding.
Special Features:Established in 1881, Garfield is the oldest park in Indianapolis. Other park attractions include the MacAllister Center for the Performing Arts.

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Cohen and Taylor fault Daley for favoring "the Loop over Garfield Park.
CHICAGO -- Mayor Emanuel joined Steve Cahillane, President and CEO of Coca-Cola Refreshments, today to announce a $3 million grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation to the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance.
have been retained by the family to investigate, and pursue if appropriate, the death of a man found at the scene of a fire in Garfield Park two days after the blaze.
He currently serves as chair of the board of Breakthrough, a nonprofit headquartered in East Garfield Park, Chicago, which provides overnight housing and jobs programs for men and women, a youth development program and a fresh food program.
Past projects Parkways has funded range from the Elizabeth Morse Genius Children's Garden at Garfield Park Conservatory and the nature classroom at the Humboldt Park Boathouse, to programs such as Summer Camp Scholarships, Junior Earth Team and Alvin Ailey Dance Camp.
Fern Ridge Multi-Use Path (Chambers Street to Hayes Street) - The portion of the path through Garfield Park is closed for an extended period to allow trucks and equipment to access the Amazon Creek Stabilization and Enhancement project.
Seventy-five Breakthrough youth members from Chicago's East Garfield Park neighborhood will hear Magic Johnson's personal story.
Five predominantly black neighborhoods on the South and West sides had the highest rates: Greater Grand Crossing, South Shore, Washington Park, West Englewood and West Garfield Park.
The group is leading the way to transit oriented, green development in West Garfield Park.
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He outlined the legislation at Alain Locke Charter School , which has academic classes year-round, and serves the under-resourced community of East Garfield Park on Chicago's West Side.
Shootings on the rise CeaseFire community change * Roseland [up arrow] 7 Grand Boulevard [up arrow] 6 Rogers Park [up arrow] 5 Little Village [up arrow] 5 Woodlawn [up arrow] 5 Brighton Park [up arrow] 3 Englewood [up arrow] 2 Southwest 0 Albany Park 0 Austin 0 East Garfield Park [down arrow] 3 TOTAL [up arrow] 30 * The difference between the number of shootings from September 2006 to March 2007, when CeaseFire was still established, and September 2007 to March 2008, the first seven months after CeaseFire was cut from the state budget.