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Big Car Collaborative
1125 Cruft Street
Indianapolis, IN 46203

Date Incorporated: 2004
Purpose: Affordable housing for artists in the Garfield Park neighborhood
Land Holdings: Preparing to sell 5 homes, 5 additional houses are set for rentals
Partners: Riley Area Development, Arts Council of Indianapolis, City of Indianapolis, Garfield Park Neighbors Association
Governance Notes:  Manages land through a non-profit partnership LLC shared by Big Car Collaborative and Riley Area Development.  They are not a membership-based organization; new board members are selected by  the existing trustees.
Media Coverage:
No Mean City: The Transformation of Garfield Park (March 1, 2016)
Southside Times: APLR accepting applications for resident artists (December 5, 2019).

Artist housing developed by Big Car Collaborative