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Sustainable Local Foods (SLF) of Toledo, Ohio repurposed a 61,000 square feet underutilized warehouse at 201 South Rural Street  into the city’s first large scale urban farm using an organic hydroponic growing system. SLF Partners in the $1,281,000 project include the Englewood Community Development Corporation and the Department of Metropolitan Development (DMD), which awarded $500,000 in community development block grant funds for the project.​ (Photo: Charlie Nye / The Star)​

After abandonment in 1992, Central Greens (the former Central State Hospital site) has great momentum as it has currently received over $62 million in public, private, and non-profit investment that has resulted in the following projects:
-              The Steeples - $20 Million, 144-unit multi-family development, by Pedcor Development
-              New Roads and Infrastructure - $4 Million
-              Christel House Academy Charter School - $13 Million, K-12 Charter School
-              Public Track and Field - $1.6 Million
-              The Retreat  - $13 Million, 62-unit senior living facility, by Pedcor Development
-              Historic Central State - $5 Million, Student Housing, Brewery, Event & Banquet Facility, Office Space, by Reverie Estates

In order to ensure consistency, coordination and excellence among all of the developments in the near eastside of downtown, the City of Indianapolis created a new district titled Market East. Market East represents a brand where high quality 21st century architecture and design will be on visible display, woven together with lifestyle themes of the contemporary city. 

Currently, this area is project to add almost 900 new residential units, over 200,000 square feet in new office space, almost 150,000 square feet in new retail space, and almost 150,000 square feet in new hospitality space.