Tag Archives: Indianapolis

The world’s largest airport solar farm is where?

Not in Phoenix, Tucson, Southern California, Florida, the Sahara Desert, the Middle East, Australia, or anywhere else you might first guess. As of December 2014, the world’s largest airport solar farm is located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Yes, in the hearth … Continue reading

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What a croak (crock)!

The other day I heard about an upcoming action that will be taking place soon in Central Indiana that just has to make one wonder what the heck are people thinking. Some residents of a subdivision near Indianapolis are apparently … Continue reading

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Birthplace of the transistor radio

I was born in Indiana in the 1950s and grew up/lived there through college, but until recently I was totally unaware of my birth state’s pivotal role in the development of transistor radios. Until the early 1950s, radios were powered … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Circle City

Here are a few photos from Indianapolis taken this past Friday (Sept. 30th). during a tour given by my brother. I was very impressed by the Cultural Trail and the ongoing revitalization efforts taking shape in Woodruff Place, in the Massachusetts (a.k.a. … Continue reading

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Urbanography – “Indianapolis, The Story of a City”

For the third in our ‘Urbanography’ series, I thought I would write a few words about a book that I first read many years ago (more than I want to count or admit to in print), Indianapolis, The Story of … Continue reading

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