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Broad Ripple Avenue
Broad Ripple Avenue was named 63rd Street. 63rd Street curved down to 62nd Street near Broad Ripple Park.

Broad Ripple Avenue Restriping
In 2003 Broad Ripple Avenue was restriped to reduce to one lane in each direction with a center turn lane. There was much controversy about this change. The slowing of traffic through the Village (congestion) was intentional.
March 26, 2003
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The restriping begins

Grinding off the old stripes (Kiln Creations, Sugar Buzz, Union Jack Pub, Sigman's)

Grinding off the old stripes (Broad Ripple Trophy)

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at Carrollton (Union Federal Bank, Ossip)

at Guilford

at Winthrop

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My first trip on the new lanes (Kimmel. Union Federal Bank)

driving by Carrollton

approaching Winthrop


Grand Prix on Broad Ripple Avenue
September 17, 2000
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Trolley tracks and overhead power on Broad Ripple Avenue

1949
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Looking west from about Winthrop (Standard Market, The White House, Pure Oil)

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Then and Now


1952
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Looking east from College (Shell, Fletcher Trust, Hooks, Vonnegut)