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Industrial Luxury

Ironworks Hotel Indy opens with industrial style, modern amenities Writer  /  Jon Shoulders Photographer  /  Amy Payne Amy Isbell-Williams, general manager of Ironworks Hotel Indy on 86th Street near Keystone Avenue, says the newly opened, 100,000-square-foot boutique facility combines a 19th Century industrial aesthetic with an array of modern touches and dining options. Wisconsin-based Hendricks Commercial Properties (HCP) decided to build the hotel after observing the quick rise in popularity of its mixed-use Ironworks at Keystone development, which opened in 2014. “After they developed the apartments next door they found that this is really a great location to invest in,” ...

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Restoring Your Memories: Hoosierboy Restorations

Writer / Michelle Kaufman Photographer / Brian Brosmer Eight-year-old Tim Showalter saw a bicycle in a neighbor’s trashcan and asked if he could have it. He got two broken bikes and combined them to make one, which he rode and eventually sold. In middle school, he took a class called industrial arts and fell in love with woodworking and metalworking. At night, his father, a Beech Grove school system administrator, would go into the wood shop and build furniture and Christmas presents and fix things. Today, Showalter’s career is based around restoring old bicycles and other items. He previously worked ...

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