Fountain Square

Neighborhood of Indianapolis

Things to know about Fountain Square, Indianapolis

Fountain Square is a neighborhood of Indianapolis with a lot of recognition, and for good reason! The neighborhood is known for it’s funky and quirky atmosphere, but it also provides the area with a lot of deep rooted history. Located near Fletcher Place neighborhood, at the intersection of Virginia Avenue and Prospect Streets, Fountain Square has quite a bit to offer its residents.

Fountain Square is one of Indianapolis’s six cultural districts located downtown, and is a part of the popular Cultural Trail. This area has been in existence since the mid 1800’s, and repeatedly experiences periods of reinvestment and improved infrastructure, meaning it maintains a great livability factor.

This Indy neighborhood is located just southeast of downtown, only a stone’s throw away from the downtown district. It’s home to three different historic districts; Laurel and Prospect, the State and Prospect, and the Virginia Avenue district. Fountain Square earned its name from all of the fountains that were installed on Virginia Avenue’s intersection of East Prospect Street and Shelby Street. This fountain focus, along with plenty of open green spaces, makes this often busy neighborhood feel relaxing and allows residents to enjoy the scenery. Plus it helps that there are plenty of restaurants, seasonal live performances and great boutique shopping here too.

Fountain Square, Indianapolis

Fountain in Fountain Square Indianapolis
Canal in Indianapolis at night, Fountain Square neighborhood of Indianapolis
view of Fountain Square Theatre in Indianapolis

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