The city of Indianapolis will cut the ribbon Tuesday on a $6.6 million housing development where Winona Hospital once stood. The 50-unit Illinois Place Apartments is a public-private partnership located near The Children's Museum of Indianapolis. The hospital closed in 2004. December 13, 2013

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WHO: U.S. Representative Andr? Carson, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, City-County Councillor Monroe Gray, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis president and CEO, Jeffrey Patchen and TWG Development, LLC principal Joseph Whitsett

WHAT: Ribbon cutting ceremony and press conference, apartment tour and interviews with key stakeholders of the new Illinois Place (on former Winona hospital property).

WHERE: West 33rd and Illinois St. in Indianapolis, IN

WHEN: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 9:30 a.m.

DETAILS: A sleek, modern and affordable housing complex officially opens in the Mid-North neighborhood, replacing the hazardous, dangerous eyesore that was the abandoned Winona Hospital site.

This two-building, 50-unit complex with landscaped green space is the result

of a public-private partnership between The City of Indianapolis and TRex Enterprises, LLC, with financial support from state and federal grants.

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is a nonprofit institution committed to creating extraordinary learning experiences across the arts, sciences, and humanities that have the power to transform the lives of children and families. For more information about The Children's Museum, visit, follow us on Twitter @TCMIndy, and

Source: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

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