Mapleton-Fall Creek, Indianapolis Homes for Sale
Mapleton-Fall Creek is a large, historic neighborhood with Fall Creek forming its south-eastern border and Meridian and 38th street lining the west and north. The neighborhood is centrally located between Broad Ripple Village and Downtown Indianapolis, making many of the city's best entertainment, dining, shopping, and recreation options just a short bike or car ride away.
Latest Mapleton Fall Creek, Indianapolis Homes for Sale
This 5bed/4bathroom Meridian Kessler gem has it all! Incredibly versatile layout features a bedroom/suite on the main floor currently used as an office space. You...
5 Beds 4 Bath Areas 4862 SqFt
Newly remodeled duplex in popular area. Many homes on the block have been rehabed. 3 bedroom 1.5 bath on each side. New furnace and A/C for both units. Full basemen...
0 Beds 0 Bath Areas 0 SqFt
Stunning new sophisticated contemporary home! There s everything to love about this home from the elegant living room to the over the top kitchen! The master suit...
3 Beds 3 Bath Areas 2520 SqFt
Perfectly set on a tree-shaded lot, this Historic Meridian Park Arts and Crafts beauty feels like home the minute you pull up. The living room is warm and inviting, ...
4 Beds 3 Bath Areas 4828 SqFt
Ready for move-in! This new home includes a full, unfinished basement, 2 car garage, back yard, 9' ceilings, open floor plan, stainless appliances, and a large, deck...
3 Beds 3 Bath Areas 2640 SqFt
Stunning new construction home with some unique features! This home was built for entertaining and has great flow mingling indoor and outdoor space! Living room feat...
3 Beds 3 Bath Areas 2200 SqFt
BE THE FIRST to live in this beautiful & FULLY RENOVATED home on a corner lot in the heart of Mid Town. Spacious Arts & Crafts home offers the perfect combination of...
4 Beds 4 Bath Areas 3951 SqFt
Make the Discovery... Warm & Striking 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home with updates galore! From a renewed front porch, inviting entryway opens up to the bright & spacious...
3 Beds 3 Bath Areas 3422 SqFt
Beautifully renovated Mid-Town 4 Bedroom and 2.5 Bathrooms in Mapleton-Fallcreek. Main floor features an open concept with new paint and restored original hardwood f...
4 Beds 3 Bath Areas 3744 SqFt
Check out this fully renovated gem in Mapleton- Fall Creek. This home offers quick access to the city and boasts a beautiful blend of features, architectural styles,...
3 Beds 3 Bath Areas 3312 SqFt
Fall in love with this gut renovated home in Mapleton Fall Creek! Walk into new and warm LVP flooring, historic fireplace with built ins in living room. Open conce...
3 Beds 3 Bath Areas 2448 SqFt
Welcome home to this beautifully updated home in the Historic Meridian Park area! Step inside & immediately experience beautiful hardwood flooring throughout the mai...
4 Beds 5 Bath Areas 2708 SqFt
Unbelievable! This home has been fully renovated with a new roof, windows and wood siding. Ceilings have been raised throughout with recessed LED lighting in great r...
5 Beds 3 Bath Areas 2691 SqFt
Welcome to this inviting, move-in ready home boasting large & open living spaces, sunlight filled rooms, gleaming hardwood floors, & a generously sized kitchen. Offe...
3 Beds 3 Bath Areas 2444 SqFt
NEWLY REMODELD HOME!! Only 3 min away from 465, this home has been equipped with TILED BATHROOMS, kitchen (QUARTZ COUNTERTOPS) and a FINISHED BASEMENT!! This emascul...
3 Beds 4 Bath Areas 2247 SqFt
Welcome to this Gorgeous Home in the Heart of Mapleton Fall Creek Neighborhood. Not a surface left untouched-new vinyl windows, new furnace and air conditioner, all ...
3 Beds 3 Bath Areas 2912 SqFt
Discover this beautifully renovated 3 BD 2.5 BA in the heart of downtown in Mapleton-Fall Creek! This spacious home is located just minutes away from all of the best...
3 Beds 3 Bath Areas 2340 SqFt
Remodeled, upgraded, and updated. Walk through the front door to the refinished hardwood floors. Such an elegant look. These floors command every room on the main le...
3 Beds 2 Bath Areas 2538 SqFt
Sweet little corner in the middle of the city, Ruskin Place is a tucked away location in the center of it all. Fully renovated home w/ new flooring, new kitchen & ba...
3 Beds 3 Bath Areas 2175 SqFt
Beautifully remodeled home in a traditional and well-located neighborhood. This home was recently remodeled with brand new floors, a completely re-designed bathroo...
4 Beds 3 Bath Areas 1846 SqFt
Located in the Mapleton-Fall Creek / Historic Meridian Park area, this updated 3 bed, 2.5 bath property is turn key ready. Kitchen is brand new with granite counter ...
3 Beds 3 Bath Areas 2280 SqFt
Seller is Motivated and has added a buyer's Home Warranty! Charming Dutch Colonial Home with 3 large bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, all with generous closets. You'll...
3 Beds 2 Bath Areas 2574 SqFt
A perfect opportunity to build your new home in the Historic Meridian Park Neighborhood! Large corner lot with great access to all Indy has to offer. Neighboring pro...
0 Beds 0 Bath Areas 0 SqFt
Zoned for multi-family residential D-8 classification, this 0.2 acre vacant lot offers investment opportunity near the Indiana State Fairgrounds & the Monon Trail. L...
0 Beds 0 Bath Areas 0 SqFt
Vacant Lot in Popular Mapleton Fall Creek; Zoned D5. Lot dimensions 50x88.Located near Ind State Fairgrounds, restaurants, transportation and other businesses. the ...
0 Beds 0 Bath Areas 0 SqFt
Great Duplex within minutes of Ivy Tech, Children's Museum, Downtown Indy and more! This shotgun floorplan features laminate flooring throughout, great eat-in kitche...
3 Beds 1 Bath Areas 1964 SqFt
This townhome is off 30th & Delaware in Mapleton Fall Creek, minutes to The Children's Museum, Ivy Tech, Downtown Indy and more! Home features fresh paint throughout...
3 Beds 2 Bath Areas 1964 SqFt
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Mapleton-Fall Creek is comprised of 3 smaller neighborhoods, including historic Meridian Park, The Watson-McCord Neighborhood, and Birchwood Neighbors. Here, you'll find many amenities like bike trails, parks, schools, grocery stores, restaurants, and churches. Mapleton-Fall Creek is also home to many beautiful turn-of-the-century homes.
Like much of Indianapolis, the area was farm land until the turn of the century when a new bridge over Fall Creek, and the invention of the automobile, made commuting downtown quicker and easier. Distanced from the noise and smoke of the city, the neighborhood quickly supplanted Woodruff Place and Irvington as the most exclusive and fashionable place to live.
The northern part of the neighborhood was originally known as "Sugar Grove," presumably for the many maple trees that grew here. It was rechristened "Mapleton" in the 1850's. In the 1860s, the city's street car railway was extended to Crown Hill Cemetery, connecting Mapleton to Indianapolis. By then, the area had already become a popular watering place for horses traveling between Broad Ripple and Indianapolis. The Indiana State Fairgrounds moved here from Herron-Morton in 1891.
"Historic Meridian Park," as it's now known, flourished in the 1890's as affluent Indianapolis families built summer homes there. These newcomers hired prominent local architects to build Tudor Revival and Colonial Revival mansions, and luxury apartment buildings, such as Buckingham and the Hudson Arms along Meridian Street. By 1915, 78 new homes had been built along Meridian Street between Fall Creek and Maple Road.
Soon, the area east of Meridian grew as businesses and services moved into the area to meet the needs of its new upscale residents. Large Arts and Crafts-style homes sprung up on streets to the east, and the city extended water and sewage lines to its new "suburb" in 1914. Schools, post offices, and other amenities followed.
Churches also responded to the population shift. The old "Sugar Grove Mission" (Mapleton Methodist Church) built a larger building, and large city congregations like the Third Presbyterian, followed their members into the neighborhood. Other congregations, like Trinity Episcopal, Our Redeemer Lutheran, and North Methodist churches were established by newcomers to the area.
From the 1950s into the '80s, the neighborhood, like many inner-city areas in the nation, experienced a period of economic decline. Homes were abandoned and fell into disrepair, businesses moved out of the area, crime rates rose, and home ownership declined.
Today, however, thanks to the dedicaton of active neighborhood associations, area churches, and the Mapleton-Fall Creek Devlopment Corporation, a renaissance has taken root here. Today, Mapleton-Fall Creek is a neighborhood of opportunity. The process of gentrification has begun to attract professionals who take advantage of the neighborhood's character, housing stock, and proximity to downtown Indianapolis.
Mapleton-Fall Creek is replete with opportunity and burgeoning redevelopment plans. There are many opportunities to obtain affordable homes of quality and to make a difference to the future, while honoring the past. As with Lockerbie and Old Northside, the opportunity in this area is ripe and attractive. In many cases, the renovations have already been completed. There are many homes that have been renovated and await new owners.