The Circle City is undergoing a colorful collection groundbreaking new developments. With $1.7B being invested in tourism-related infrastructure, there's a lot for planners to be excited about. Map out five of Indy's dynamic new developments with our illustrated guide to the city's growth. 

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1. Signia Hilton and Indiana Convention Center Expansion

Thanks to a climate-controlled walkway, the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium already comprise a combined 745,000 square feet of exhibit space – and that number is about to get a whole lot bigger. An expansion of the convention center, including a 50,000-square-foot ballroom and 143,500 square feet of flexible space, will connect to a brand-new, 800-room Signia Hilton in the heart of Indianapolis, opening in early 2026.

2. Indianapolis Cultural Trail

Indiana Avenue is the historic heart of Black culture in Indy – jazz legends like Wes Montgomery and J.J. Johnson perfected their craft on the avenue. The Madam Walker Legacy Center, named after America’s first self-made female millionaire, recently underwent a major renovation, and that’s not all: The new extension of the city’s eight-mile, world-class Indianapolis Cultural Trail will connect this historic theater and cultural center to the rest of downtown.

3. Indianapolis City Market

An up-and-coming cultural district, Market East is best known as the site of “Indy’s Original Gathering Place” – Indianapolis City Market, a local staple established in 1821 that features ethnic cuisines, homemade gifts, and more. As City Market gets a makeover, the neighborhood will be celebrating the opening of Bicentennial Unity Plaza. This recreation space is an extension of Gainbridge Fieldhouse and will feature an ice-skating rink, art installations, and more when it opens in 2023, shortly before the city hosts the NBA All-Star Game in 2024.

4. White River Vision Plan 

One of the largest ongoing river redevelopment projects in the country, the community-led plan to transform the White River into a network of parks, riverfront villages, trails, and experiences will result in access to a 54-mile stretch of water that cuts right through the heart of downtown, adjacent to the convention campus.

5. Eleven Park

The Stadium District is undergoing a major revamp with the addition of the 20-acre Eleven Park, a neighborhood village that will include hotels, offices, apartments, retail areas, and public spaces. At its heart will be a 20,000-seat multipurpose soccer stadium that will join Lucas Oil Stadium, Victory Field, and Gainbridge Fieldhouse to create an unrivaled package of walkable sports venues.