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PURPOSE PARK

In 2013, w/purpose was commissioned by Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to work alongside local partners who were motivated to transform a vacant property on the West side of Indianapolis. A vacant property was awarded  as one of KIB’s Project Green Space Grant. The creation of Purpose Park … Read More

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Former Candy Factory Icon is a Sweet Deal Along Fall Creek

In 2015, w/purpose was invited to lead the design for a new $13 Million dollar “retro” rehab intends to transform into the former Williamson Candy Factory into a 4-floor, mixed-use game changer for this N.E. Corridor Gateway. The updated structure includes 49 affordable and market … Read More

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TURNING POINT MASTER PLAN

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ASPIRE HOUSE

Aspire House, is an 1897 landmark five miles from downtown Indianapolis.  In danger of demolition; the building is being repurposed as a community space with a goal of moving this area from blight to revitalization. The population in the area is primarily African American and … Read More

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The Ingredients

Several weeks ago w/purpose Founder Wil Marquez had an opportunity to travel to Tuskegee University in Alabama to speak to architecture students and faculty about w/purpose, its advocacy, and practice.  Needing time to focus and prep his talk, Marquez stopped in our Nation’s Capital – … Read More

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NON-STOP

  Over ten years ago the Near West side of Indianapolis presented itself as an area in early transition.  By researching its rich and diverse past, it was clear that the phenomenon of being lost and rediscovered is very much part of the Near West … Read More

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Priceless

Priceless Houselife Project Link Wil Marquez imagines the home at 804 Eastern Avenue in an emotional mood – that is, the experience of receiving the “key” to your first home. The iconic memory displayed in commercials or when someone is surprised on prime time television … Read More