The capital of Indiana and second largest state capital. It may be America’s 12th largest single city (but it’ s metro area ranks 28th) and growing for some reason, but this city is Lousy with a capital-L. There is no diversity. No culture. No nightlife. No job growth. No high paying or high-tech jobs for that matter and most are in manufacturing. No greenspace. No scenery. No mountains. No lakes or even rivers. No seashore. No sizeable suburbs even though its largest, Carmel, has about 80,00 estimated however. Too many foreclosures. No reliable public transportation system. No lightrail system and NEVER will be. No sidewalks. And not even a descent skyline: it hasn’t changed since its tallest building, the Chase Tower was completed in 1990. The city is afraid of thinking big and only builds “skyscrapers” of only 20 stories or so that it considers tall for some reason. What a joke. Even smaller Nashville, TN will soon have a skyline that will be considerably larger. Indy recently ranked as America’s worst city for singles according to Forbes magazine. The city’s inefficient bus system called IndyGo uses buses that pollute pollute pollute. Not one city or school bus uses a hybrid or electric engine. And Indy’s people drive drive drive everywhere. Nobody takes public transportation because it hardly exists. For this reason Indianapolis is a major contributor to air pollution.
I can see why this place is called NapTown. It should be called ComatoseTown. Even cities half its size are more lively. I can see why it has the cheapest housing of any “large” metro area because nobody in America, except Indiana residents want to move there. Don’t move here unless you are at least in your thirties and have a family. If your single, stay away or go to Chicago. And to think, this city considers itself “world class.“ What a joke. If you are on I-65 going toward Chicago, keep driving because there is nothing here. It is lousy lousy lousy. And did I mention lousy?
Indianapolis is only a good city if you don't desire any architecture, nightlife, a high paying job, culture or diversity. It sucks for being a "large" city. It could be more considered a large town. Forget being world-class because it will NEVER happen.
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