Lockerbie Square
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Lockerbie Square

Summary of History and Significance

First outlined in 1967, Lockerbie Square is historically significant for a number of reasons.  It is the oldest surviving neighborhood in Indianapolis where many immigrants first settled and built houses.  Lockerbie Square was famous in the late 19th century and early 20th century as the home of the Hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley.  The area in achieved local fame as the original focus of neighborhood restoration activity in Indianapolis.


Address Ranges

228-534 N. College Ave.
218-446 N. Davidson St.
216-440 N. East Street
(excluding 221 & 223)
217-447 Fulton St.
511-533 Leon St.
501-633 Lockerbie St.
512-624 E. Miami St. (even numbers only)
421-431 E. Michigan St.
516-725 E. Michigan St.
429-743 E. New York St.
521-533 E. North St.
(odd numbers only)
224-536 N. Park Ave.
225-436 N. Spring St.
426-728 E. Vermont St.
621 Vermont Pl.


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Houses on Park Avenue

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Neighborhood Association

Lockerbie Square People's Club
Marjorie Kienle, President
(317) 917-2275 - phone                  

Note:  Neighborhood meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of most months (except July and December) at the Indianapolis Senior Center (708 E. Michigan St.).