Welcome to Lockerbie Square, Indianapolis' oldest surviving neighborhood. Lockerbie Square was made famous in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as the home of Hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley and was Indianapolis' first historic district placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Read more

News & Events

Posted August 2, 2015

2015 Lockerbie Square Street Market & Yard Sales, Saturday, September 19, 8AM to 1PM

You are invited to the 2015 Lockerbie Square Street Market & Yard Sales, Saturday September 19th from 8AM until 1PM. Antiques, artisans, yard sales, food trucks, music and much more! We continue to welcome vendors and yard sale participants. read more

Posted September 25, 2014

Lockerbie Square Block Party, Friday Evening Evening, Sept 11th from 5PM - 11PM

Lockerbie neighbors: please join us for a block party this Friday evening from 5 - 11PM in the 300 block of Park Avenue. There will be live music, food trucks, and just a fantastic evening! read more

Posted May 1, 2011

Next Neighborhood Meeting will be Tuesday, August 11th

Our next neighborhood meeting will continue to be in the Riley Visitor's Center. The meeting starts at 7PM. Please plan to attend.

Walking Tour

Architectural styles abound in this historic, completely restored neighborhood. A variety of fascinating people have called Lockerbie Square home including poet James Whitcomb Riley — author of the poem, Little Orphan Annie. Step back in time and enjoy a stroll through one of the city's finest restored neighborhoods. Take the tour!

Lockerbie Square History

Lockerbie Square is historically significant for a number of reasons. It is the oldest surviving neighborhood in Indianapolis where many immigrants first settled and built houses. The area was the original focus of neighborhood restoration activity, with fine examples of vernacular cottages and high-style brick residents from the mid to late 19th century, and visitors to Lockerbie Square are provided a glimpse into life in early Indianapolis. Read more

New to Lockerbie Square?

Welcome to the neighborhood! Find answers to frequently asked questions, helpful links, and info about parking.

About LSPC

Learn about the Lockerbie Square People's Club and the benefits of becoming a member. Joining is easy!

Contact Us!

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