Living in Fountain Square | Indianapolis Neighborhood Series
Hogan Moving has been a part of the Indianapolis community since 1927. And, as a proud Indianapolis company, we’ve decided to start a blog series highlighting some of the great places to live in the area. For this blog, we’re highlighting a funky and fun Indianapolis neighborhood, Fountain Square.
Fountain Square Overview
The neighborhood of Fountain Square is just south-east of Downtown Indianapolis. As described by Discover Fountain Square, this neighborhood “has a world of independent restaurants, live music and performance, working artists with a vibrant arts scene, and one-of-a-kind stores that sell food, fashion, comics, musical instruments, fresh flowers, and so much more.”
Around 10,000 people live in Fountain Square, where there’s a mix of people renting and owning their own homes. Fountain Square is also one of the six Indianapolis Cultural Districts linked to the Indianapolis Cultural Trail.
Fountain Square’s top categories on Niche.com include Nightlife (A), Diversity (A-), Commute (A-), and Cost of Living (B+). Fountain Square’s lowest grades on Niche.com are for Public Schools (C-) and Health & Wellness (C-), although it does receive a B in Outdoor Activities.
Fountain Square Hot Spots
Parks & Recreation
While there aren’t many parks directly in Fountain Square, there are several parks nearby and you have access to!
Garfield Park Conservatory and Sunken Gardens | Garfield Park is less than ten minutes from Fountain Square and has its own conservatory and gardens. Established in 1889, it’s the oldest park in Indianapolis! While the conservatory has 10,000 square feet and the sunken gardens is three acres, the entire park is 128 acres! You can learn more about the park here.
The Fountain Square Theatre Building | The Fountain Square Theatre Building houses “events and entertainment such as Friday Night Swing Dance in the Fountain Square Theatre, duckpin bowling in two vintage alleys, a BBQ restaurant, seasonal Rooftop Garden Cocktail Lounge, Imbibe Lobby Bar and Game Room and overnight accommodations at the Fountainview Inn.” You can learn more about the theatre building and the fun within here.
Easily Access Downtown Attractions | By being close to the city, you’re never more than a quick drive to top places to play and explore, like the Indianapolis Zoo, White River State Park, The Children’s Museum, Newfields, and more.
Great Local Eats & Drinks
Fountain Square has many great places to eat and drink! Some of these choices include:
- Hotel Tango Artisan Distillery
- Atomic Cafe
- El Arado
- La Margarita
- Virginia Ave Pizza Company
Art and Music
There are lots of arts and entertainment events available in Fountain Square. Visit DiscoverFountainSquare.com for more information, but here are a few of our favorites:
Hear from a local!
We looked at Trulia.com reviews of Fountain Square! Hear what this resident has to say about the location in 2020:
“The neighborhood is friendly and lots of things to do. Pet-friendly and very accessible, people jog, biking, restaurants.”
Live in Fountain Square!
If you’re ready to move to this fun, up-and-coming Indianapolis neighborhood, we’re here to help you get there!
Find out how much it would cost you to move to Fountain Square by clicking the “Request a Quote” form at the top of the page, visiting our Contact Us page, or you can call us at any time at 317-639-9583. We’ll give you a free quote!
Updated February 21, 2021
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