Ivy Tech Celebrating Renovation Of Former Hospital In Indianapolis

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t's called the miracle on Fall Creek Parkway.

At least that's how the new tenants of the old St. Vincent Hospital building see it.

Ivy Tech Community College has moved into the 100-year-old building, which sits near Fall Creek Parkway and Illinois Street, and will celebrate with a ribbon-cutting today and a community open house Saturday.

The move almost didn't happen because Ivy Tech officials feared the building would be too expensive to rehabilitate. But a committee found a compromise: Save parts of the historic hospital while rebuilding much of it with wider hallways and bigger classrooms.

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