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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

435 N Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 435 N Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Villaggio At Page Pointe Condominiums  
This propery has an amazing view of the downtown skyline from your condo and has an large terrace for your personal enjoyment or perfect for entertaining. This property is nicely appointed and like brand new. There is also a storage unit included with thi...
3 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 2231 SqFt
$895,000
Paradigm Realty Solutions
623 E Lexington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 623 E Lexington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Fletcher Etal  
Quaint Fletcher Place is the place to be. This fantastic total renovation is a winner! Open concept with vinyl plank flooring throughout the entire home. Kitchen is gorgeous with white cabinets, upscale granite and backsplash, TWO full size refrigerators,...
3 Beds, 5 Bath Areas, 3032 SqFt
$687,500
F.C. Tucker Company
435 N Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 435 N Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Villaggio At Page Pointe Condominiums  
Beautiful 3Bd/3Ba condo in The Villaggio. Gorgeous views of downtown Indy & close to everything. This condo has a gorgeous Kit w/stainless appli, Granite cntr tops, wine fridge & Lg breakfast bar which opens to the formal dining area & Lg family rm. A sli...
3 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 2370 SqFt
$675,000
Keller Williams Indpls Metro N
435 W Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 435 W Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Villaggio  
Here is a stunning work of contemporary art, at penthouse level, with a glorious view of the Indianapolis skyline, nestled in the perfect location to enjoy Fletcher Place and environs. Striking finishes in perfect condition accent an open floor plan, one ...
3 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 2370 SqFt
$650,000
F.C. Tucker Company
435 E Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 435 E Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Villaggio At Page Pointe Condominiums  
The views are amazing from the east facing 7th floor condo! Enjoy mornings and evenings on your balcony. Gorgeous hardwd floors throughout the main living areas. Beautiful cust cabinets, granite and seating at the brkfast bar for 4-6, Stainless appls and ...
3 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 2370 SqFt
$649,900
F.C. Tucker Company
435 N Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 435 N Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Villaggio  
Luxury condo downtown at Villaggio at Page Pointe! Amazing convenience & the best skyline view of downtown. Condo fts. large updated Kitchen w/ center island & bar top seating, SS appliances, granite counters, side patio access while open to Dining Room &...
2 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 2272 SqFt
$599,900
F.C. Tucker Company
435 E Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 435 E Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Villaggio At Page Pointe Condominiums  
Move-in ready! Gorgeous contemporary 3-bedroom condo designed for chefs and social gatherings. Handcrafted European kitchen cabinets with 10-ft quartz island, RO, beverage center, Bosch appliances, custom pantry, and eat-in area with office space. Living ...
3 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1870 SqFt
$575,000
F.C. Tucker Company
435 S Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 435 S Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Villaggio  
Location, location, location! Enjoy the finest view from your front porch balcony! Cultural trail right outside your door. Walk to everything, Lucas Oil, Bankers Life, the symphony and hundreds of restaurants. The updated wide hardwood flooring warms the ...
3 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 2030 SqFt
$569,900
F.C. Tucker Company
435 W Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 435 W Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Villaggio At Page Pointe Condominiums  
Are you ready to enjoy downtown living? Walk to work? The views are amazing from this condo located on the 7th floor. Sunsets are spectacular from your balcony. Enjoy one of the best priced condos in the building. All new appliances included. All bedrooms...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1806 SqFt
$499,900
F.C. Tucker Company
769 E Fletcher Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 769 E Fletcher Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Fosters Sub  
 
3 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 3053 SqFt
$419,990
Hoosier, REALTORS®
737 E Switchyard Place, Indianapolis, IN 46202 737 E Switchyard Place, Indianapolis, IN 46202 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Subdivision Not Available See Legal  
This home is under construction. The photos are renderings or of similar models. Unbelievable view of downtown Indy from the rooftop patio! Fletcher Place in Downtown, Indianapolis has become one of the most admired urban neighborhoods. It's rich histor...
2 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 1657 SqFt
$397,563
Onyx and East, LLC
753 W Switchyard Place, Indianapolis, IN 46202 753 W Switchyard Place, Indianapolis, IN 46202 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Subdivision Not Available See Legal  
This home is under construction and should be completed in September 2020. Some photos are renderings or of similar models. Unbelievable view of downtown Indy from the rooftop patio! Fletcher Place in Downtown, Indianapolis has become one of the most a...
2 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 1657 SqFt
$393,965
Onyx and East, LLC
312 S College Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202 312 S College Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Fletcher Place  
NEW PRICE! Gorgeous, renovated historic home across the street from Iaria's Italian restaurant! Nestled between Mass Ave & Fountain Square. Spacious main level master suite, large gr rm & din rm. Lovely newer laminate flooring & tile in the kitchen. Very ...
3 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 2574 SqFt
$374,900
Smart Choice Realtors, LLC
730 E Lexington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 730 E Lexington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Fletchers Et Al Subdivision  
Cozy storybook home located in the heart of Fletcher Place! This 2 bedroom 2.5 bath home is completely updated but still has the charm and character of an older home! Lovely hardwood floors throughout. Updated Kitchen features stainless steel appliances,...
2 Beds, 3 Bath Areas, 1182 SqFt
$309,900
F.C. Tucker Company
549 N Fletcher Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 549 N Fletcher Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Ada Bldg Condominiums Hpr  
Downtown condo living, but a neighborhood feel! This condo is in a 4 unit building and nestled among some of Fletcher Place's beautiful historical homes. Close to restaurants, Lucas Oil, Eli Lilly and all downtown has to offer. Granite counter tops in ki...
2 Beds, 2 Bath Areas, 1388 SqFt
$269,900
Keller Williams Indpls Metro N
702 E Lexington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 702 E Lexington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 Add to Favorites
Subdivision: Fletcher  
Location location location! Ideally located in Fletcher Place on the corner of Lexington Ave and S College Ave. This property is a mixed use with an office or retail space on the first floor and a 2 bedroom apartment on the second floor. Current owner has...
4 Beds, 4 Bath Areas, 2582 SqFt
$179,000
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