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Fletcher Place, Indianapolis Homes for Sale

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Just southeast of Downtown Indy lies Fletcher Place Historic Distrit, one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city — and one of its best-kept secrets. Named after early settler, Calvin Fletcher Sr., the community boasts a variety of single-family homes, upscale condominiums, and small businesses. The Indianapolis Cultural Trail bisects the district along Virgina Ave.

The neighborhood is comprised of mostly Italianate and Queen-Anne style houses. Landmarks include the Caito Bungalow, the William Forsyth home, and a house designed by architect Francis Costigan. Other notable buildings include the Union Laundry Lofts, built in 1911, the Calvin Fletcher School built in 1857, and the former Fletcher Place United Methodist Church built in 1872. One of the oldest homes in the area can be found at 601 Fletcher Ave. The three-bay brick Italianate house dates to 1866.

The area south of Virginia Ave. is listed separately on the National Register of Historic Places. This area, known as The Holy Rosary Danish Church District was originally settled by German, Irish, Scotch, and Welsh immigrants in the 1850s. By 1910, however, 90% of its residents were Italian Americans. In fact, the community is hailed as Indiana's largest continuously-occupied Italian neighborhood. Landmarks include Trinity Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church (1872), Horace Mann Public School (1874), and Holy Rosary Catholic Church(1911 - 1925).


Former Fletcher Place United Methodist Episcopal Church at 501-502 East Fletcher Avenue

The former Fletcher Place United Methodist Episcopal Church at the corner of Fletcher and Virginia Avenues today offers luxury condo living in the 200-year-old Gothic Revival style brick building. Other condo conversions include the nearby ($30-million) "Villaggio at Page Pointe," "Fletcher Place Lofts" (formerly the Fletcher Place Community Center), and the former "Fletcher School" (circa 1857). These renovation projects are just a few of several that have sparked a wave of development in the neighborhood. More and more investors are renovating historic homes and converting old buildings into condos, leading to rising property values.

Calvin Fletcher's farm, "Woodlawn," originally encompassed most of the land in the district. Fletcher was not only the city's first attorney, but also served as Indiana State Senator, Trustee of the Indianapolis Public Schools, Trustee of DePauw University, Trustee of the Marion County Seminary, Chairman of the Free Soil Party Convention, and founder & president of the Marion County Agricultural Society. He later went on to establish the American Fletcher National Bank.

Fletcher was known as a fervent abolitionist who lobbied the federal government for the establishment of black troops to fight in the Civil War. He then allowed those soldiers to use his land for training. He died in 1866 from injuries sustained from falling off his horse.

In 1857, Fletcher platted off much of Woodlawn into individual lots. When the Citizen's Street Railway Company opened trolley lines here in the 1860's, large homes were built on Fletcher Avenue, with smaller workers' cottages built to the north and south. Virginia Avenue became the commercial thoroughfare, linking Fletcher Place with the Mile Square to the north and Fountain Square to the south.

Henry Laut opened one of the area's first grocery stores here in the 1870s. In 1892 Laut converted his building to a tinsmithing shoppe. It was here that he and his crew built many of the sheet-metal cornices and other detail work seen on many Indianapolis buildings today. Laut's building still stands on the corner of Fletcher and College, and is today known as Laut Sheet Metal Shops.

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Latest Fletcher Place, Indianapolis Homes for Sale

501 South East Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 501 South East Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Downeys  
Prime development ground in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. Properties are located across from Eli Lilly & next to the Villagio. These parcels contain 1 single family home, a double, garage & 2 vacant lot. This is being sold together as 4 parcels,...
3 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 1736 SqFt
$699,900
RE/MAX Centerstone
655 East Merrill Street, Indianapolis, IN 46203 655 East Merrill Street, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Merrill  
Downtown Modern Luxury Living At Its Finest! Feel At Home in this 3Bed, 3Full Bath Townhome Located in the Heart of Fletcher Place! Located on a Quiet Street, Walking Distance to Lucas Oil, Bankers Life, The Cultural Trail & The Best Restaurants in Indy! ...
3 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 2620 SqFt
$539,000
F.C. Tucker Company
509 South East Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 509 South East Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Downeys  
This Fletcher Place duplex has 1 bedroom & 1 bath per unit with living, dining and kitchen. 509 has hdwds in entry, LR, DR & office. Bath has laminate with claw foot steel tub/shower. Kitchen has vinyl floors with white cabinets. 511 has hdwds in LR, D...
0 Beds, 0 Bath Areas, 0 SqFt
$499,900
RE/MAX Centerstone
906 Greer Street, Indianapolis, IN 46203 906 Greer Street, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Dumonts  
If Downtown living is what you want but also with suburbia amount of space then you have found your new home. This house sits in the heart of everything in historic Fletcher Place within walking and bike ride distance to all the best restaurants Downtown...
3 Beds, 6 Bath Areas, 3141 SqFt
$490,999
Hanza Realty, LLC
910 Noble Street, Indianapolis, IN 46203 910 Noble Street, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Fletcher Place  
You will be overwhelmed as you enter this unique opportunity of a completely renovated 5 bedroom/3 full bath home located in the heart of Fletcher Place. This home features many impressive rooms, all with upscale updates while preserving beautiful histor...
5 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 3626 SqFt
$489,000
F.C. Tucker Company
735 Lexington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 735 Lexington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Union Laundry Lofts  
Fletcher Place/Holy Rosary neighborhood. 1 block to Virginia Ave, the Trail, Fountain Sq and lots of fun! Completely unconventional space with some traditional finishing. The smokestack unit bathrooms are in the stack. Not another townhouse like it anywhe...
2 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 2014 SqFt
$389,900
Carpenter, REALTORS®
735 Lexington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 735 Lexington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Union Laundry Lofts  
Urban living at it's finest in this Fletcher Place historic condo. Open and airy loft style home with exposed brick walls and beams, 18' ceiling and a wall of windows floods the home with natural light. Marble tile entry way & beautiful hardwoods. Updated...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 2240 SqFt
$365,000
RE/MAX Ability Plus
728 Fletcher Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 728 Fletcher Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Fletchers  
Great Fletcher Place property with lots of potential for redevelopment includes large lot behind the property too. Investment property, fixer upper. As-is condition. Fletcher Place is historically significant because its residents made many contributions ...
4 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 3090 SqFt
$315,000
ALO Property Group, LLC
501 South East Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 501 South East Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Downeys  
Located in a prime downtown location, this single family home is currently used as a rental. Sit on your front porch and enjoy the views of the skyline, Lucas Oil Stadium and Eli Lilly campus. 9 foot ceilings throughout. Laminate floors in the entry, l...
1 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 1736 SqFt
$269,900
RE/MAX Centerstone
455 South Pine Street, Indianapolis, IN 46203 455 South Pine Street, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Fletcher Place  
PLAN TO FALL IN LOVE! This updated Fletcher Place condo offers awesome location & trending neighborhood. The amazing flr plan affords great versatility; 2 story LR w/ soaring cathedral ceilings, gas frplc & built-ins, DR w/ gleaming hrdwds, updated kitc...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1585 SqFt
$229,900
F.C. Tucker Company
715 East Lexington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 715 East Lexington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Fletchers  
Ready to fall in love? This 2BR/1BA restored victorian home in the heart of Historic Fletcher Place is in turnkey condition- w/bright, open airy rooms, gorgeous hardwd floors & a perfect flow with smart updates done recently. 2018: Waterprooofing system b...
2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 2040 SqFt
$222,000
CENTURY 21 Scheetz
621 East Mccarty Street, Indianapolis, IN 46203 621 East Mccarty Street, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Fletcher Place  
Here is your chance to land a rare investment opportunity in hot historic Fletcher Place neighborhood. Located across the street from Lacy Park and just steps to the Cultural Trail and all of its offerings, this historic downtown bungalow needs a little l...
2 Beds, 1 Bath Areas, 1884 SqFt
$165,000
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