Carmel, Indiana is a fast-growing, economically-thriving suburban edge city on the North Side of Indianapolis. Home to about 86,000 residents (2013), the once sleepy suburban community has been transformed over the past 20 years by ambitious redevelopment projects that have led to the making of a vibrant city that is no longer simply a place to sleep at night.
With excellent schools, low taxes, safe neighborhoods and ease of transportation, Carmel has emerged as one of the most coveted places to live, not just in Indiana, but in the United States. In 2012, CNN Money Magazine named Carmel the No. 1 place to live in America (for cities ranging from 50,000 to 300,000 in population.
The city has found that the arts have been a wonderful catalyst for much of the redevelopment that has taken place over the past two decades in Carmel. Various live entertainment venues have been added during that time including a 1,600-seat concert hall called The Palladium. Enjoy being a part of a community that holds numerous public and private educational institutions, art galleries, restaurants, live music events, parks and service organizations.