Case Study Broad Ripple Park Family Center
Broad Ripple Park Family Center
The vision for the reimagined Broad Ripple Family Center was created during Indy Parks’ 2018 master planning process for Broad Ripple Park, a storied outdoor haven on the city’s northside with roots dating back to the early 1900s. Resident feedback indicated a strong desire for a new community center focused on healthcare and expanded programming in the well-loved park. City of Indianapolis leaders sought innovative partnership structures to not only bring this enriched programming to life but also provide an efficient financing platform to develop and construct the Family Center. The City’s Mayoral leadership team, Department of Metropolitan Development, and Indianapolis Parks, jointly determined a public-private partnership between the City, a regional healthcare provider, and real estate developer would together deliver an innovative community center unparalleled in many cities. After initiating an RFP process to select the healthcare and development team, Avenue Development (BR Health Holdings, LLC) and Community Health Network, Inc. were proudly selected to partner on this groundbreaking parks development.