New Super City
There are no great cities without great neighborhoods.Yet, too many of our neighbors are facing increasing threats from crime, food insecurity, inferior K-12 education, and unemployment. Sagamore conducts projects to advance innovative solutions to these challenges and to supply groundbreaking research guiding better decisions by policymakers, philanthropists, and business leaders.
Scholar Takes Aim at Communities
Carriage House East Resident Assessment
Residential Mobility of Single-Mothers Research Study
Indy Uses Sports to Rebuild the City
Indianapolis experienced the same flight to the suburbs that plagued many Midwestern cities in the 1960s- 70s. In response, civic leaders conceived a big idea: to rebuild the downtown by making it the amateur sports capital of the world. Never mind that it lacked any notable amateur sports assets at the time or that the infrastructure was wholly inadequate to support such a scheme. These things could be acquired and built. What was essential was leadership, and the city had that in abundance. Learn how this was achieved by reviewing the stories below.
Extreme Home Makeover: Indy Edition
This is the story of how an Emmy Award-winning TV show, the love of a neighborhood for one of its members, a host of volunteers, and the vision of the Estridge Homes CEO Paul Estridge changed a community.