Indianapolis Cultural Trail

Indiana


Cultural Trail by the city center. Love rising this trail at night!
Uploaded: 9/4/2016
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Off the canal where you can ride a gondola
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Love the lights on the Cultural Trail
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Uploaded: 7/3/2016
Lat: 39.77794 Long: -86.15687
Uploaded: 7/3/2016
Lat: 39.76925 Long: -86.17023
After your bike ride, hop aboard a different conveyance to explore downtown, fueled by more than just pedal power.
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Ann Dancing is one of many public art installations. This moving display features the figure of a woman in constant motion, at the corner of Massachusetts Ave. and Alabama Street.
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Much of the trail occupies a wide lane along the streets, which is separated from traffic with rain gardens and other barriers. Each street crossing has a crossing signal and the trail is well marked.
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Monument Circle marks the center of downtown Indy.
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One leg of the trail heads southeast into the Fountain Square neighborhood, full of funky shops and fun eateries.
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One leg of the trail passes by the Georgia Street pedestrian mall, where you can explore restaurants and shops.
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Indianapolis is beginning to promote urban gardening. This one downtown is in part sponsored by one of the hospitals.
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Whitetail deer captured in bronze near the Eiteljorg Museum.
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Reflecting the sun, these colorful panels flap in the wind. You'll find them near the downtown museums.
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The trail accesses several cultural attractions in downtown. Near the canal here, you'll find the Indiana State Museum, NCAA Hall of Champions, and the Eiteljorg Museum, among others.
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The USS 'Indianapolis' memorial along the canal commemorates the men who lost their lives when the ship was torpedoed during WWII.
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The canal is the centerpiece of a lovely park that meanders through downtown. Part of the trail incorporates a ride along each side of the canal.
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When the sun shines through Looking Through Windows, the colors are reflected on the sidewalk.
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Looking Through Windows in one of many commissioned public art pieces along the trail. Each of the windows here is the shape of a window found in the neighborhood where this sculpture resides.
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Interpretive panels along the Glick Peace Walk describe the achievements of each featured luminary.
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One of the etched glass panels, backlit at night, along the Glick Peace Walk, featuring Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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At a couple blocks long, the Glick Peace Walk is dedicated to those American luminaries of innovation and visionary ideas. The art installation was donated by locals Gene and Marilyn Glick.
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The expanse of American Legion Mall pays homage to America's veterans. Indianapolis boasts more war memorials than any city in America outside of Washington, DC.
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The Marion County Public Library still looks the same on the outside, but inside, a beautiful renovation with lots of glass creates a terrific space of light.
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Public art: Prairie Modules 1 & 2 is a nod to Indiana's agricultural history and urban landscape. Solar panels mingle with prairie grasses atop steel structures that mimic train trestles. At night, LED lights provide an interesting glow.
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Another type of public art...and you can eat here, too.
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Chatham Passage has one of many commissioned public art pieces along the trail. Stand near the beautifully carved iron grate to get a whiff of fresh laundry, reminiscent of the days when people hung their clothes out to dry in the alley.
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A fanciful sculpture on the side of the Indy Reads building at the trail's northeast end.
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