Gary Indiana - University Park
Support the Growth of Anchor Institutions & Community Facilities
- Support the growth of Indiana University Northwest within the University Park neighborhood.
- Expand IUN to the east side of Broadway north of 35th Avenue.
- Encourage the consolidation of arts programs, joint community arts and education programs for IUN on land east of Broadway.
- Rebuild the Benjamin Franklin Elementary School.
- Incorporate a community center, active indoor recreation space and a new neighborhood park into the new Benjamin Franklin Elementary School site.
- Explore opportunities for day care services to support local institutions as part of Franklin School reconstruction.
- Renovate 35th Avenue as an Academic Walk, providing a high quality pedestrian environment and streetscape that links Indiana University
Northwest, Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, Ivy Tech Community College and the Gary Career Center.
- Encourage joint parking solutions for Ivy Tech Community College and Gary Career Center.
- Encourage an academic shuttle service between institutions and their support facilities.
Long Range Residential Development Plan