Archive for February, 2012

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February 29, 2012

While lost on our way to the Spades Park Library, we came across what was once a Queen-Anne duplex on Newman Street in Windsor Park. The original architectural details have been “upgraded” with arched windows, a bulwark retaining wall, and […]

Room With a View: Woodstock Club

February 28, 2012, 5 Comments

For those who haven’t been…The Woodstock Club is across the street from the Indianapolis Museum of Art and is surrounded by plenty of gree ...

Building Language: Colonnade

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February 28, 2012, No comments

Colonnade. A colonnade is a series of columns, spaced evenly apart in a straight line, which supports a roof or entablature (the “stuff” found abo ...

Ladies Lounge: What would we wear to the Oscars if they’d been in Indianapolis in February

February 27, 2012, No comments

No Doubt there would have been a lot more long sleeves, for a start. Some of those ladies looked chilly at yesterday’s Oscars, even in Californi ...

  • Sunday Prayers: Peter Pan Lives on Central
    February 26, 2012, 8 Comments

      Refusing to accept that people are uninterested in history, it might be fair to nickname me a bit of a “Peter Pan.” I am convinced the more people learn of their heritage, the richer their lives–you just have to [&h ...

  • Sunday Ads: Indianapolis Furriers of Yesteryear
    February 26, 2012, 8 Comments

    For those who find the fashion parade of the annual Academy Awards of interest, you know tonight is the night of the 84th Oscars. And for those of you with a rich dream life, perhaps you’ve considered how that event […]

  • WTH Weds: Commercial Building
    February 22, 2012, 1 Comment

    I love little neighborhood commercial buildings. As other readers have pointed out as well, we used to have these quaint neighborhood serving buildings just about every few blocks throughout the city. I am a little envious of those neighbor ...