Carmel, Indiana is a fast-growing, suburban edge city on the North Side of Indianapolis. Carmel has emerged as one of the most coveted places to live, 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. Carmel is known for its distinct residential neighborhoods, rich in architectural diversity, including many beautiful estates that have attracted many of Indiana’s noteworthy citizens, including the owners of professional sports franchises, corporate CEO’s, professional athletes and at one point the Vice President of the United States.
Recently, a new-urbanism approach to planning, This has attracted a growing number of apartments and condominium developments designed to cater to a younger population just starting out in their careers and a place for our seasoned citizens who are seeking empty-nester living. The city has also established a system of trails and bike-lanes have made Carmel one of the most bike-friendly communities in Indiana. Many residents can live, work, shop and enjoy entertainment without using their cars.