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Irises 1

Location: Bates Hendricks
Irises 1


Irises 1 is one of a series of traffic signal control boxes painted by local artist Greg Allen in the Bates-Hendricks Neighborhood, located on the near south side of Indianapolis. Building from a historic tradition of planting irises in the area, some of which continue to bloom annually, neighborhood residents looked to the past to form a future identity. Developing a new practice of iris imagery throughout the neighborhood, Allen used the traffic signal control boxes to “plant”

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Medium type: Paint

Date created: 2015


Madison Ave & Terrace Ave, Indianapolis, IN, 46225

Associated artists

Greg Allen
Greg Allen


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