7 Reasons to Move to Downtown Indianapolis

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Downtown Indianapolis skylineAt Hogan Moving, we’ve made downtown Indianapolis our home since we were established in 1927. Since we’ve enjoyed our time here so much, we encourage everyone to make it their home! There are plenty of reasons you should consider moving to downtown Indianapolis, but we’ve listed a few below.

1. Find Housing Options that Are Right For You

There are housing options in Indianapolis that can match whatever style is right for you. Whether you’re looking a house on historic cobblestone streets or a new high-rise apartment, you’ll find it in downtown Indy.

Learn more about neighborhood options by clicking here.

2. Gain Quick Access to Events and Fairs

Downtown Indianapolis is home to one of the nation’s best and most active convention centers. When living downtown, you’ll be close to the events hosted both there and in other fun areas in the city. Here’s a few events to that you’ll have close access to: Talbot Street Art Fair, Vintage Indiana Food and Wine Festival, Circle City Indy Pride Parade and Festival, Dig IN: A Taste of Indiana, Circle of Lights and more!

3. Walk to Indy’s Great Sports Teams Arenas

Living downtown puts you close to the many great Indianapolis sports teams like the:

  • Pacers (NBA) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse
  • Fever (WNBA) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse
  • Colts (NFL) at Lucas Oil Stadium
  • Indians (AAA, Minor League Baseball) at Victory Field
  • Eleven (North American Soccer League) at Michael Carroll Stadium

4. Avoid Lengthy Commute Times

If you work downtown, you know that commuting to and from your job can be a lengthy and stressful process. Downtown Indianapolis is the “most walkable” neighborhood in Indianapolis with a walking score of 77 and a bike score of 87! Ditch the stressful drive and have more satisfaction in your day by living closer.   

5. Eat and Drink at  Endlessly Good Restaurants, Bars, Wineries, and Breweries

While you can find plenty of great restaurants around Indianapolis, downtown Indy has a  great concentration of food and nightlife options that will keep your evenings and weekends packed with fun. By living downtown, you’ll be right next door to well-known Indianapolis options like St. Elmo’s Steak House, Union 50, Bluebeard, and more. Plus, Indy is home to fun wineries, breweries, and distilleries like the Easley Winery, Hotel Tango Artisan Distillery, Sun King Brewing Co., and more.

6. Enjoy Beautiful Parks & Outdoor Spaces

Living downtown can be beautiful too! Downtown Indianapolis is home to the Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden, White River State Park, Canal Walk, American Legion Mall, Indianapolis Artsgarden, and the Indiana State Fairgrounds. You can spend time walking and exploring these areas or attend one of the numerous events that are hosted in these places every year.

7. Shop Close to Home

Downtown Indianapolis has more than 200 shops that range from small one-of-a-kind boutiques to large retailers. You won’t have to go far to find any item you need: from antiques to electronics to arts and crafts and more, downtown Indy has it all. Interested in seeing all the shops that Indy has to offer? Click here.

Pack Your Bags and Find Your Home Downtown

Have you decided to make your move and find your home in downtown Indianapolis? We can help! Fill out a free request-a-quote form at the top of this page to find out an estimate of what it would cost for you to move and to learn more about our services that will help make your move fast and easy.




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