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The Carmel Arts & Design District has recently been featured in Carmel Magazine, Current in Carmel, The Indianapolis Star, The Carmel Topics, The Indianapolis Business Journal, and other leading publications.

For writers, reporters and news organizations, downloads are available for publication-quality photographs (see below list). Additional content can be provided upon request! Call 317.571.2790 or click here to emai usl.

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Video of the District
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to experience what the Carmel Arts & Design District has to offer!

Download instructions: PC users can right-click and select "save target as," then choose where you'd like to save it to your computer. Mac users can drag the image to their desired location.

Nearly 50 colorful signs featuring the District logo are attached to flower-adorned lampposts.

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1.4MB 4”x6” 300dpi RGB

One of four towering gateways, built of brick, stone and steel, greet visitors as they enter the District.

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3.5MB approx 10”x7” 300dpi RGB

One of J. Seward Johnson sculptures that are found throughout the District. This piece is titled, "There, Now You Can Grow."

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1.3MB 7.5 ”x10” 300dpi RGB

Carmel Arts & Design District Logo.
To download by size and need, use the following list accordingly:

JPEG format:
Small Logo-RGB, Large Logo-RGB, Small Logo-CMYK, Large Logo-CMYK,

EPS vector format:
Adobe Illustrator EPS PMS colors

Information about the District:
Named one of the best places to live in America by Money Magazine and American City Business Journal, Carmel has the demographics to support a distinctive retail development dedicated to the arts. Retail spending is two times the national average.

The city’s location on the edge of Indianapolis includes a primary trade area of 310,000 persons with an estimated annual retail expenditure of $8.5 billion. Whereas the total trade area includes over 561,000 people with an annual retail expenditure of $15.7 billion. Carmel residents are primarily (96%) employed in white collar professions with  an average household income of $116,509. (Retail Market Analysis by Gibbs planning Group, Inc. Birmingham, MI, 2005)

The District’s mix of cultural amenities, cafes, restaurants and residences will form a unique anchor of attraction in the community. In addition to the existing traditional retail space, developers are building a mix of retail and residential units, which will have retail on the main level and residential on the upper two or three floors. The majority of this project will be sold by the developer to the business owners, allowing smaller businesses to own their own building and have an investment in the district.

The gateways at Main Street and 4th Avenue East and Range Line Road and 4th Street South are installed. The western and southern boundary gateways will be installed soon.

In addition, the City has invested more than $10 million in the renovation of Old Town Carmel such as brick sidewalks, distinctive street lighting, and signage to create a historic look and charming character. New construction--14,000 additional square feet of retail space, plus new residential development—along with renovated existing retail space with fresh new facades will create a Main Street of old.

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