The Depot at Nickel Plate Recognized for Interior Design by Indy Chamber


The Depot at Nickel Plate won the Interior Design Merit Award at the 38th Annual Monumental Awards presented by the Indy Chamber last night.

The award, sponsored by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and the International Interior Design Association – Indiana Chapter (IIDA), recognizes achievement in interior design.

The judging criteria included:

  • Responsiveness to owner’s requirements
  • Functional layout
  • Aesthetics (form, style, color, etc.)
  • Problem solving
  • Creative use of materials and/or furnishing
  • Integration of building systems
  • Response to project cost issues
  • Incorporation of sustainable design techniques, material selection or conservation methods and treatment of environmental issues
  • Executing the design concept
  • Supports health, safety, and welfare

The Depot at Nickel Plate provides an upscale blend of residential and retail uses in a pedestrian friendly mixed-use development set in the emerging heart of downtown Fishers and 116th Street and Municipal Drive. With 242 units and 17,410  square feet of retail space, The Depot includes approximately 430 structured parking spaces. Brixx Wood Fired Pizza is the anchor retail tenant, along with Dottie Couture boutique, FlammeBurger, Yogurtz and Salon 7.


Residents of The Depot at Nickel Plate enjoy incomparable amenities, including a health club with interactive group fitness and a yoga/Pilates studio, screening lounge with an 80-inch flat screen TV, cyber cafe, gaming lounge, a pet wash, a bark park, the Fishers Bike Share program, secured bike storage, with a bike wash and repair shop. In addition, two courtyards create a relaxing and entertaining environment with dining areas, extensive landscaping, an outdoor TV lounge, fire pit and a resort style pool with cabanas and a sun shelf.


Apartments feature 9-foot ceilings, 42-inch kitchen cabinets, wood-style floors throughout, glass-tile kitchen backsplash, granite countertops, USB outlets, stainless steel energy efficient appliances and full size washer and dryers. Select units include Nest® thermostats, pre-wired Bluetooth® Surround Sound, upgraded appliance packages and rooftop decks with fantastic views and outdoor space for penthouse units.

The Monumental Awards ceremony, organized with assistance from the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), honored the most significant achievements by individuals and businesses that contribute to excellence in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, construction, real estate development, neighborhood revitalization, engineering, innovative reuse and public art throughout the Indianapolis region.

Winners are selected by an impartial jury of community and professional leaders from the Indianapolis region.