Ground breaking set for new UIndy apartment

(Provided Photo/University of Indianapolis)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The University of Indianapolis will break ground on a new four-story apartment this month.

The new complex will create new housing for around 480 students. The school said the new building will also beautify the campus along the Shelby Street corridor.

The apartment will go up at Shelby Street and National Avenue, replacing the 60-unit complex that dates back to the 1950s. The 196 units in the new complex will be furnished with kitchens, living areas washer and dryer units with different floor plans.

Officials say the project should be complete by July 2016 and is expected to cost around $25 million.

The ground breaking ceremony is scheduled for May 28. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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