Who we are
The International Marketplace Coalition (formally The Lafayette Square Area Coalition) is a
not-for-profit organization comprised of businesses, concerned citizens, and community leaders who encourage economic growth and development on the northwest side of Indianapolis, Indiana. This area has become a vibrant, diverse community and the world is taking notice.
Our area has been recognized by the New York Times as being a place “Where the world comes to eat.” International Marketplace Coalition is embracing our new-found diversity and fame and with the help of the community and businesses we are actively working to transform the Lafayette Square area into the International Marketplace. We are recognized as a thriving cultural, commercial and connected destination within Indianapolis.
The International Marketplace Coalition exists to promote the revitalization of the Lafayette Square area by creating an environment conducive to attract and retain sustainable economic development for the benefit of this community, the city of Indianapolis, and the region.
To facilitate the creation of the Lafayette Square area as a vibrant, economically strong, multi-use international community in the city of Indianapolis where everyone has the opportunity to experience and learn about other cultures.