Business View Civil and Municipal | January 2021

107 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL JANUARY 2021 LEBANON, INDIANA Live well and prosper “The longer you’re here, the more you understand what makes this place special.” More than a tagline, it’s a promise. Mere minutes from Indianapolis, the City of Lebanon, Indiana is special on so many levels. Residents and visitors, alike, enjoy the genuinely charming atmosphere of a historic small town with all the benefits of a large urban destination nearby. The city’s focus on economic development has grown the local business community in diverse directions – by design. Coupled with a forward-thinking strategy to revisit the past through an ongoing downtown renaissance, the secret is out that Lebanon is the perfect place to live well and prosper. City Engineer Kevin Krulik describes Lebanon as “a pleasant, laid- back place to live, just ten minutes outside Indianapolis with all the amenities a more significant urban setting can bring. The best of both worlds. It gives us a unique opportunity for people who AT A GLANCE LEBANON, INDIANA WHAT: A growing historic community; population 17,000 WHERE: Suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana WEBSITE: