The majority of Evansville is laid out on a grid, making it easy to travel between its many businesses, parks, and entertainment destinations. Public transportation is readily available via the Metropolitan Evansville Transit System, which provides bus routes to city and suburban areas as well as a trolley which runs along the Downtown Walkway. Options await downtown in the form of theaters, auditoriums, museums, and the Tropicana Evansville, a riverboat casino at the edge of the Ohio River. Sports enthusiasts can take in a game at Bosse Field, home to the independent Evansville Otters and the third-oldest active ballpark in the country behind Wrigley and Fenway. Basketball, hockey, and premier music concerts are hosted at the 11,000-seat Ford Center, while a variety of events are held regularly at the Old National Events Plaza.

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Ranking as the third-largest city in Indiana, as well as a primary commercial and social hub, there's always something happening in Evansville. The southwestern city's 117,000-plus population is distributed between a bustling downtown district and a collection of quaint areas lined with bungalows, American four-squares, and Queen Anne cottage homes. The city also boasts 13 districts recognized by the National Register of Historic Places, with beautiful buildings offering classic Tudor, Prairie, and Colonial Revival architecture styles.

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