47th MK "Stay at Home" Tour

presented by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery

The largest, longest-running home tour in Indiana!

Located just 15-minutes from downtown Indianapolis, Meridian-Kessler is one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods. Well-maintained homes with historic charm are nestled within a diverse and walkable community. Founded in 1973, the MK Home Tour was created to promote the history and unique architecture of MK while supporting the various programs and initiatives of the Meridian-Kessler Neighborhood Association.

This year, the MK Home Tour has been aptly titled the MK “Stay at Home” Tour. As an organization, MKNA has decided to translate the traditional tour into print. We believe this to be in the best interest of our homeowners, volunteers, and attendees. In the year 2020, the MK Home Tour has received the endorsement of the Bicentennial Commission, celebrating the Bicentennial of the City of Indianapolis!

All Meridian-Kessler residents will receive a complimentary copy of this year’s tour in print between Halloween and Thanksgiving! To purchase additional copies -or- if you live outside of the neighborhood and would like a copy (and to preview all of next year’s fantastic homes!) click here.

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Participate

Buy a Ticket: MKNA relies on the funds generated by the MK Home Tour each year; we hope you'll still purchase a ticket to support our great work!

Become a sponsor/advertiser: Businesses have until 9/21/20 to be included in the Home Tour Edition of MK Spark (delivered to 6,000+ addresses!) Reach out today!

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Volunteer

While we won't need docents, head hosts, or people to track down silent auction items this year, we do have a need for volunteers to help us with the following:

  • Pack Tiki Take Out boxes
  • Deliver Tiki Take Out boxes (only in MK)

We look forward to sharing the 2020 Tour Homes with you in print!

Until then, check out homes from the 2019 MK Home Tour below:

The MK | milhaus property group

5858 N. College Avenue
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McClure & Scheidt Home

5758 N. College Avenue
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Albaugh Home

5858 N. Washington Blvd.
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Pasicznyk Home

5121 N. Washington Blvd.
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Nord Home

4930 N. Washington Blvd.
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Tyner Home

3855 N. Park Avenue
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Kick off summer in style while raising money for the neighborhood!

FAQs

It’s 2020. Will the Home Tour be happening?

Yes and no. The MK Home Tour as we all know it – ticket purchase, walk through homes, booties, etc. – will not be happening this year. We believe translating the tour to print is in the best interest of our homeowner, volunteers, attendees, and sponsors. All Meridian-Kessler residents will receive the print edition via USPS between Halloween and Thanksgiving.

If you would still like to purchase a ticket and contribute to the organization, click here.

If you live outside of Meridian-Kessler, or would like additional copies, you can purchase here.

  • "We love the homes, the walkability, the sense of community, IHM and the easy access to so many outstanding small businesses and restaurants."

    Matthew
  • "What I love most about MK is the diversity! I can live, work and play right here in my community - while meeting a variety of people with a variety of views that all value this great community."

    Lesley
  • "I love being in a historic neighborhood that is walkable and full of character. We chose Meridian-Kessler as the place to start our family."

    Dominic
  • "As a life-long resident of MKNA, I am thrilled with the diversity of neighbors and the renewal of MKNA as well as the surrounding areas.  New and old neighbors are forming wonderful relationships that strengthen our neighborhood.  I particularly enjoy the Home Tour which highlights our vast variety of architecture (residential and commercial) and celebrates the history of MKNA."

    Molly
  • "What I love most about Meridian-Kessler are the neighbors.  As you drive through out neighborhood you can see the diversity in the homes which is very similar to the diversity to our neighbors, all who are trying to find ways to make Meridian Kessler a better place to live, work and play."

    John
  • "I have enjoyed getting to know neighbors who serve on the MKNA Board.  The energy is contagious working together for a common cause.  I especially enjoy getting to know our young professionals who bring a new energy to the group."

    Denise
  • "I love living in Meridian-Kessler because it's such a diverse community, with so much to do. We live in a particularly walkable part of the neighborhood, which makes raising a family even more wonderful."

    Emma
  • "It’s only been a few months, but it’s already clear that (a) the board really cares about making things better and (b) our neighbors are caring and passionate about the neighborhood."

    Pablo
  • "What's not to love?  From the architecture to the people - variety is at it's best here in MK!  We love that! We've lived in cookie-cutter neighborhoods, and that was fine, yet my husband and I much prefer the uniqueness all around us.  The other thing we love is the walkability. We meet so many people.  Front porches make that possible too.  We've lived in some pretty amazing places throughout this country, and Indianapolis' Meridian-Kessler neighborhood has, by far, been the best for us! "

    Kimberley
  • "I love MK's diversity from housing to businesses to trees & sidewalks!  I love the way our neighbors care for and are involved in the area. We are proud of and dedicated to preserving a safe & friendly place to live."

    Denise

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