Inspired by History
United States history inspired the naming of Village parks, ponds and streets, including famous Hoosiers, presidents, vice presidents and other prominent leaders. Many of the place names are identical to or adaptations of names found in London and the English countryside.
Named for Abercorn, earls, marquises and dukes of title in Scottish peerage borne by members of the Hamilton family.
Named for John Adams, U.S. President (1797-1801) and John Quincy Adams, U.S. President (1825-1829).
Named for Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women and Little Men.
Apsley is a village in the county of Hertfordshire, England. The name means aspen wood.
Named for John Archdale, Governor of South and North Carolina and the convener of the first Quaker Meeting House in Charleston, South Carolina.
Named for Ashworth Street located in the Greater Manchester town of Roachdale in England.
The Village features distinctive areas with different types of homes and architecture—each with its own unique feel. Village homes are predominantly Federal, Greek Revival, Italianate and Gothic Revival in style, although some are styled after later Victorian residential styles common in 19th century Indiana towns.
Located east of Chelmsford and west of Southlake, many of Ashland’s homes are bordered by woods or Limehouse Pond.
Bellingrath features estate homes with pre-1940s architecture. Adjacent to woods or parkland on three sides, many homes are within walking distance of Provost Park and its amenities—including a pool, fitness facilities and walking paths.
Just east of the Village Center, Bishopsgate’s homes reflect 19th century architecture. Jackson Circle, marking the northeast entrance, features a fountain surrounded by a formal English garden and flanked by pergolas. Chapel Square and Broughton Green are also located in Bishopsgate. Chapel Square is designed as a formal garden, with a decorative iron structure as a focal point. Broughton Green features a play area with a large open green area..
Chelmsford features estate lots with architectural design of the early 1900s. Tree Shadow Pond and Provost Park amenities are to the west, open parkland is to the south and the Village Center and Druid Pond are to the north.
Clarkston is in the northwest corner of the Village, north of 131st Street. It features estate homes with larger lots with traditional and revival architecture styles. The Webster Park clubhouse and pool is located on the east side of Clarkston, featuring a swimming pool, a workout room and tennis courts.
Located on the southeast corner of Towne Road and 131st Street, Deerstyne includes village and garden homes reflecting traditional 19th century architecture. Deerstyne Park features a play area and a stone fire pit.
The site of the Manors at WestClay, Dumbarton is north of 131st Street. The home styles are Colonial Revival, Neo-Classical and Italian Renaissance architecture on wooded and waterfront sites. It’s near Webster Park, which includes a clubhouse with a pool and exercise room.
Homes in Finchley Park, located at the southern end of the Village, feature pre-1940s architecture. Finchley Park offers two distinctive vistas for the southern section of the Village nature trail.
Located on the north side of 131st Street and south of Clarkston, Frogmore features estate homes with traditional styles indicative of Indiana architecture at the turn of the 20th century. Frogmore features the Webster Park wetlands, Dogwood Pond and Frogmore Green and is adjacent to the Webster Park amenity center.
Gadsen is the Village’s western most neighborhood and consists of homes reflecting pre-1940s architecture. Many of the homes are Indiana Craftsman or Colonial Revival.
Kew Overlook has only eight lots, all of which have a view of Kew Pond across Hourglass Drive. This neighborhood’s architectural design reflects 19th century architecture.
The Leighton neighborhood, consisting of estate homes reflecting pre-1940s architecture, is at the southern end of the Village. Homes along the southern section of the neighborhood border the Village nature trail, dividing the Village and Coxhall Park.
The Northlake neighborhood reflects a special section of the Village. The homes along Beaufian are reminiscent of the Back Bay of Beaufort, Georgia. The front of these homes face Hourglass Lake. Other homes in Northlake are Italianate, Shingle, Adams, Federal, French Eclectic or Tudor.
One of the first sections to open in the Village, Rhettsbury is within walking distance of the Village Center. The homes’ architectural styles are reflective of the 19th century. Rhettsbury is also home to Herman Wells Park and Nimitz Park. The Cottages reflect classical architectural styles of the late 1800s.
Along with Rhettsbury, South Village was on of the first sections of the Village. South Village is within walking distance to Provost and the Village Center. The area features several parks and is adjacent to the fishing ponds. The architecture is reflective of 19th century and includes Gothic, Neo-Gothic, Victorian, Queen Anne, Federalist, Italianate and Greek Revival
Southlake is divided into two sections by Milford Street. It includes estate homes with a view of Hourglass Lake. Homes in Southlake feature the architectural period of the 1940s.
Homes along Broad Street showcase traditional styles indicative of Indiana architecture in the 1800s through the 1940s, including Victorian, Colonial, Georgian, Second Empire, Queen Ann and Tudor. Nestled between the neighborhoods of Trowbridge and Bishopsgate are Hidden Park and Hidden Pond. A nature area and walking path encircle the pond.
The Uptown section of the Village is a blend of businesses and townhomes featuring Art Deco architecture reflective of pre -1940s American design.
The Meeting House is the gateway into the retail center of the Village, with a variety of businesses and restaurants. The Meeting House is a three-story Greek Revival structure with meeting rooms, banquet facilities and clubrooms. The exterior features a large cast iron fountain.
The Villas are a low maintenance section of the Village. These homes are Craftsman, French Eclectic and Colonial Revival.
The West Village includes several ponds and parks. The fountain in the center of Ronald Reagan Green is a twin to the fountain in front of the Meeting House. The southern section includes parkland and residential neighborhoods, featuring townhomes in the Italianate and Queen Anne architectural styles.
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