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 April 6, 2014

Wine Tasting Get-Together for Lockerbie Neighbors and Guests

Please join us for a neighborhood wine tasting party at the Massachusetts Wine Shop on Monday, April 14, 2014, between 6:30 to 8:30PM. The cost is $15/person which includes wine, light hors d'oeuvres and soft drinks. Please RSVP to Linda Sturges no later than April 7th via phone (317-250-2938) or email lsturges@stvincent.org If you have a preference for beer, please note this on your RSVP so we can accommodate.

Posted February 19, 2013

Spring Cleanup is Saturday, May 17th

Please leave this day open to help. read more

Posted May 1, 2011

Next Neighborhood Meeting will be Tuesday,March 11th

Our next neighborhood meeting will be in the Max Kade Room at the Athenaeum. 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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