25th Street Corridor Renaissance

This community-driven project focuses on projects that forge neighborhood identity. Events, programs, and targeted developments will all enhance the 4-mile stretch from the Monon Trail to Sherman Ave.


  • Expose the artistic gifts and talents of residents.
  •  Enable more residents to participate in neighborhood-centric events.
  •  Enrich the daily lives of residents with more access to art and culture.
  • Engage seniors as their dreams for the neighborhood become reality. 
  • Encourage youth to participate in positive activities as an alternative to anti-social behavior.
  •  Explore the intersection of MB’s history and future through planned projects.
  •  Expand participation in events year-round.
  •  Experience first-hand how arts/cultural activities contribute to the resurgence of economic development along the corridor.


2018 Developments Include

Redevelopment of a 13-acre property including a Senior Center, child care center, in- school youth center, and new college-to-career high school—the largest community-led development in the area.


2019 Developments Include

Launch of the Community Solutions and Entrepreneurship Center; Two-Gen Literacy Center; 2-acre urban farm in partnership with Brandywine Creek Farms; business façade improvements; community marketplace at 25th and Andrew Brown; and the opening of the community high school.


2020 Developments Include

New affordable housing options contiguous to the Corridor.