Location: SE corner on traffic island, West Street & Indiana Avenue, Indianapolis. (Marion County, Indiana)
Erected 1994 Indiana Historical Bureau with support from individuals and organizations dedicated to preserving the heritage of Indiana Avenue
ID# : 49.1994.2
African Americans, by the 1890s, had established a vibrant social, commercial, and economic community along Indiana Avenue. Black entertainers, entrepreneurs, politicians, and working people developed the Avenue into a thriving, widely-known neighborhood of theaters, jazz clubs, stores, offices, and residences.
African American, Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns