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Les Olds to be Recognized

Post Date:08/08/2019 8:10 AM

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City of Carmel
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Carmel, IN 46032


NEWS RELEASE

Date:                August 8, 2019
Contact:          Nancy Heck (317) 571-2494
Release:          Immediate


Les Olds to be Recognized


What:

Unveiling of an engraved stone marker dedicated to Les Olds.

When:

Wednesday, August 14 at 4 p.m.

Where:

West Garden of the Palladium
One Center Green, Carmel

Who:

Join Mayor Jim Brainard and representatives from the Carmel Redevelopment Commission as they pay tribute to former CRC Director Les Olds with an engraved stone marker that will be placed outside of the Palladium.

Details:

Les Olds, an architect and former executive director of the Carmel Redevelopment Commission, passed away after a tragic accident in May of 2019. Les was a key player in the redevelopment of Carmel’s central corridor and was particularly instrumental in working with Mayor Brainard on the vision of City Center, including the Palladium and Center for the Performing Arts. Les also helped transform the Old Town area into the beautiful Arts & Design District. He is being honored for his expertise and work in as an architect and in structuring public-private partnerships that enhanced both Carmel and Indianapolis.


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