The Fountain Square commercial area began to benefit from concentrated reinvestment in the late 1990s, and today is known as a home for unique independent restaurants, art galleries and studios, live entertainment, vintage wares, a vibrant retail mix, and small professional offices. Thanks to the efforts of many organizations, groups, and individuals, the area is developing as a primary live/work community for Indianapolis artists. The gradual transformation of the commercial district has attracted growing investment in surrounding residential areas, with both long-time residents and new homeowners participating in improving the quality of area homes. Neighborhood support services, such as the Fountain Square Branch of the Indianapolis Marion-County Public Library, are becoming plentiful, and the area is becoming a home for organizations of all types. The designation of Fountain Square as one of Indiana’s first urban Main Street programs, coupled with the distinction of being named as one of the six Indianapolis Cultural Districts, along with the completion of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, has the commercial district poised for continued reinvestment and improvement.