Archive for May, 2012

May 31, 2012

You’ve probably passed it hundreds of times: 13th & Delaware. Just north of the President Benjamin Harrison Home. You may have noticed the proliferation of apartment buildings and businesses that populate the stretch of Delaware from 13th to 16th on […]

Indianapolis Then and Now: Christ Church Cathedral, 125 Monument Circle

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May 31, 2012, 7 Comments

Perhaps because June makes my mouth water for strawberry shortcake from the Christ Church Strawberry Festival, I’m focusing this week on Christ ...

WTH Weds: You’ve got mail and…

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May 30, 2012, 2 Comments

We felt there wasn’t something quite right about this house. It’s the mailbox isn’t it?   Pertinent Address: 5100 Block of Coll ...

Room With a View: Capital Center South Tower

May 29, 2012, 1 Comment

Many thanks to Steve Amburn, whose instagram photo grabbed me a couple weeks ago! I asked him to share his photos, and he graciously submitted. Check ...

  • Building Language: Adaptive Reuse
    May 29, 2012, No comments

    Adaptive Reuse. Our last preservation themed Building Language term for Preservation Month lets us examine adaptive reuse. Adaptive reuse is the ultimate building recycling – when a structure can no longer function in its original purpose ...

  • Sunday Prayers: Noble Flats
    May 27, 2012, 1 Comment

    Have you seen this building? College Avenue just north of Michigan Street. Looks like it has seen better days, doesn’t it? Haven’t verified the exact date of this cool apartment building, but have found many adverts circa 1910, ...

  • Heritage Steward: Gwendolen Raley
    May 25, 2012, 1 Comment

    NAME: Gwendolen Raley TITLE: Museum and Heritage Tourism Director FOR: Indiana Landmarks SINCE: January 2008 ORIGINALLY FROM: Bloomington, IN YOUR JOB DUTIES INCLUDE: 1) Directing operations at Morris-Butler House; 2) Directing Indianapolis ...