The city plans to invest $5 million in a Northside park to kick-start development in the nearby fading business district.

But there’s a hitch: funding for the project at Tarkington Park is contingent on efforts to build a Whole Foods market in Broad Ripple Village, three miles away.

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*The improvements shown in the image below are just the southern part (phase 1) of the project. The tennis courts are still in place as is. The image is looking NE from 39th and Illinois.