Indianapolis is converting its historic minor league ballpark into apartments.
The Stadium Lofts, set to open in August, will feature 138 apartment units on the site of the historic minor league baseball Bush Stadium in Indianapolis. (Rendering and photos courtesy of Core Redevelopment, LLC)
The stadium dates to 1931, but the minor league Indianapolis Indians left when a new facility opened in 1996. Since then, it's been used as a race track and a parking lot.
Crews ripped out the concrete grandstand and seats, eventually removing 85 percent of the volume of the stadium.
The stadium’s roof and supports will be retained as an ode to the historic structure.
Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments now fill the interior of the stadium. Glass windows create the feeling of luxury suites at a ballpark.
The baseball diamond -- once made of clay dirt -- was replaced with colored concrete and is surrounded by grass.