Maker-space movement touches down in Indy
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The corner of Brookside Avenue and 10th Street, just off Massachusetts Avenue, could soon be the center of what city planners hope is a model to address industrial blight. By fall, the site should be home to the city’s first “maker space”—a collaborative area where artisans have access to industrial tools and programming—housed in 30,000 square feet at the 539,000-square-foot Circle City Industrial Complex. The idea for the space was born out of an Urban Land Institute Fellowship, which allowed city leaders like Department of Metropolitan Development Director Adam Thies and Indy Chamber President Michael Huber to see what other cities were doing with similar manufacturing sites. Read the full article.