Living in Irvington | Indianapolis Neighborhood Series

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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 historical Indianapolis neighborhood, Irvington!

Irvington Overview

Around 17,000 people live in the neighborhood of Irvington in Marion County, and the neighborhood has received an overall B+ rating from The majority of people in the area own their homes, and there’s an active and urban feel.

Irvington is also known as ‘historic’ Irvington, and the National Park Service even designated the area as a National Historic District because it’s “important for its Victorian Romantic winding street patterns, the varied architectural styles and types, and for its cultural and educational role in the city” (IndyStar).

Irvington’s top categories on are an A- in Cost of Living, A- in Nightlife, and a B+ in Housing.

Irvington Hot Spots

Parks & Recreation

Ellenberger Park | Ellenberger Park offers a wide variety of options of fun! Within Ellenberger Park, you’ll find playgrounds, a swimming pool with 25 yard lap lanes and a climbing wall, tennis courts, baseball diamonds, a football field and more! The park also hosts a Farmers Market, concerts, and other gatherings!

There are also other Irvington Parks you can explore, like Irvington Circle and Brown’s Corner Park.

Irving Theater | As described on Google, the Irving Theater is a “historic venue with a funky, industrial that hosts live music, film screenings, and poetry events.”

Indianapolis Public Library – Irvington Branch | The IPL’s Irvington Branch has served the Irvington community since 1903 and in addition to books, it offers Internet Access, Meeting Spaces, Self-Services, a Study Room, Bike Racks and more.

Great Local Eats & Drinks

Irvington has many local options for places to eat and drink! Some of these choices include:

Hear from an Irvington local!

One of Irvington’s five star reviews on comes from a current resident in 2017! See what they have to say about life in Irvington.

“Irvington is a quirky, close-knit community! We have a local brewery, an awesome artesian pizza place, and soon a Pho restaurant. Irvington is most known for its iconic Halloween festival, and spooky stories of H.H Holmes….

Our homes are distinctly unique, no two are alike! We have some that are grand and majestic, fit to house a family of twelve! Others are dainty and small, perfect for two. Our streets bend and wind, just like the streets from sleepy hollow. Our little town comes alive during the fall months, but don’t let that fool you!

We are quite lively with summer concerts on Audobon circle during the summer, our farmer’s markets every Wednesday at the theatre building, and our large market in Ellenberger park once monthly during the spring and summer.”

Live in Irvington!

If you’re ready to move to this historic and fun Indianapolis neighborhood, we’re here to help you get there!

Find out how much it would cost you to move to Irvington by clicking the “Request a Quote” form at the top of the page, or you can call us at any time at 317-639-9583. We’ll give you a free quote!

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