Living at the Fort
Fort Benjamin Harrison is located in Lawrence, Indiana approximately 12 miles or 20 minutes from downtown Indianapolis. It contains 2,501 acres, of which approximately 1,069 acres is covered by woodlands. Lawrence, Indiana is the 18th largest city in the State of Indiana with a population of 46,000. Lawrence is within Marion County and is located in the more heavily wooded part of northeast Indianapolis near Geist Reservoir.
Info at a Glance – Within a 5 mile radius of Ft. Harrison
• 541 Neighborhoods Totaling Over 67,617 Homes
• Average Age: 36
• Average Income per Household: $50,007
• Average # of People per Square Mile: 300
• Average # of People per Household: 2.6
• Population over a 5 mile radius is 178,865 with median household income of $67,263.
Communities Within the Fort
The Fort Apartments - Apartment community with pool, fitness and cyber cafe; 224 one, two and three bedroom market rate apartment units some available with garages.
Benjamin Court Apartments - 55 and over senior living apartments; 254 units.
Harrison Place Apartments - Apartment community offering 3 story apartment homes and duplex condos with attached garages. 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms. Offering residents a community pool, fitness center & billiards room for your leisure and entertainment. Military, DFAS and IVY Tech discounts offered.
Boston Commons (homes) - Over 100 single and double adult only homes with prices ranging between $200,000 and $275,000.
Lawton Loop Homes - Formerly lived in by officers and generals at Fort Benjamin Harrison, the homes surrounding Lawton Loop are beautifully restored, all-brick homes with large veranda-style front porches. Over 400 maple trees planted in the early 1900’s line the street which encircles a large expanse of grassy yard, formerly used by the army for a parade ground.
Lawton Loop Condos - Former Ft Harrison barracks have been renovated into 48 condos with an average price of $350,000.
Standish Estates (duplexes) - Neighborhood along 56th Street with approximately 30 single family homes starting at $175,000. Homes used to be officer’s homes for Ft. Benjamin Harrison Army Base.
Benjamin Commons (homes) - Neighborhood with approximately 236 single family homes starting at $139,000
Greentree at Ft. Harrison Assisted Living - 58 assisted living apartments.
One Penrose Place Apartments – Senior independent living apartments, 45 units, one and two bedrooms