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People for Urban Progress

1043 Virginia Ave. Ste. 213

Indianapolis, IN 46203

(We're located on the 2nd Floor of the Murphy Building in Fountain Square)


Super Bowl fabric has just arrived (nearly 5 miles!). We're already fielding tons of requests, so please be patient as we sort through everything. 

OUTPOST now OPEN!!!! 2 Locations. 4 Local Brands. 1 Awesome Week. 


City Market 10am til late afternoon // Jan. 31 - Feb. 3

Murphy Building 10am til evening // Feb. 1 - Feb. 5

We need 13 SPONSORS for 13 DAYS of work at Bush Stadium in order to safely remove all 11,000 seats. Seats will be installed in public places throughout Indianapolis and the state, and will also be available for private purchase. Interested in Sponsoring a Day? Each work day costs $2500, and supports a team of workers and volunteers from PUP, Indianapolis Fabrications, and Ecolaborative. For more details, email: info@peopleup.org and/or ryan@ecolaborative.com.


1. Central Indiana Community Foundation

2. The Lumina Foundation

3. Ann M. & Chris Stack

4. Wishard Health Services


PUPstop #1.












Our first PUPstop was installed today at Vermont and Alabama! In the coming weeks, we'll be revealing more details about the program, and how you can adopt a stop. Also, please consider donating to the program here.

Thanks to our amazing team, PUP + IndyGo + Ecolaborative + Indianapolis Fabrications, there will be more stop improvments coming soon!

Bush Stadium - Day One.

Our first work day with Indianapolis Fabrications! We'll be rolling out details on how to get the seats in the coming months, but our first priority is salvage!

More info coming soon!

December Board Meeting.

At our December Board Meeting we welcomed two new board members, Brian Lauterbach of Cause.it and Ray Mark of Financial Plans and Strategies. Lots of great stuff coming up next year!

South Circle Farm Structure Update.

Our second shade structure at the Concord Farm on South Meridian. Pictured here is a test of one of five structural members. We're hoping to get the footings and structure installed before the ground freezes. Completion set for spring 2012!

First Friday at the Harrison Center.

We had an excellent December First Friday at the Harrison Center. Check out our latest infographics about our projects and our city. The exhibit will be up for all of December, so stop in, learn about cool Indianapolis neighborhoods and check out our graphics!

PUP+Upland+Kelley Jordan Photography!

Tonight 11.4.11 from 7-10 in Studios 202 and 213!