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Jim and Lee Yunker celebrate their 25th anniversary as bottlers of Coca-Cola Indianapolis and announced an expansion of the factory. In 1949, the main addition to the plant was made making it the largest Coca-Cola bottling plant in the world. Local architectural firm, Rubush and Hunter, designed the plant in Art Deco style. It has since become an Indy landmark.

History of Indianapolis Coca-Cola bottling company


In 1920, the building at 860-862 Massachusetts Avenue was owned by Lee E. and James S. Yuncker. Grounded in American tradition, it was the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Indianapolis.


The plant was sold to Indianapolis Public Schools when a new plant was opened in Speedway, Indiana. Since 1971, the building has housed the IPS Service Center.


Hendricks Commercial Properties has begun repurposing the site into a center for commerce, history and arts. Today, we open up opportunities for retailers and visitors to make new connections, enjoy this incredible piece of history and simply fill every moment.