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The Meridian-Kessler Neighborhood Association is a volunteer-led, membership-based, community association committed to enhancing the quality of life for all residents, businesses and community organizations that call Meridian-Kessler home. MKNA represents more than 18,000 residents, businesses and community stakeholders who live and work in the eight zones that make up MK. Learn more about MKNA

Show your support for neighborhood development and help us create a cohesive community as we promote the Live, Work, Shop, Play, Learn, Grow ethos.


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An anonymous donor will match all contributions—from residents, businesses, and organizations—dollar-for-dollar up to $5000 now through the end of the year. Your tax-deductible donation will go directly to sustaining community programs.

Join or renew your MKNA membership

Residential Membership

Support a neighborhood where lifelong residents live side-by-side with newcomers, and everything from Meridian Street mansions to tiny bungalows and apartments adorn its tree-lined streets.

Business Membership

Local businesses, restaurants, schools, faith-based institutions, and service agencies work together to give the word neighborhood its true meaning.

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

  • "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."

  • "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."

  • "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."

  • "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."

  • "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."

  • "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! "

  • "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."

  • "I love MK’s diversity from housing to businesses to trees and 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 and friendly place to live."


Thank you to our supporting businesses and organizations!


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