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Viewing the city from rare perspectives

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April 2, 2013

Not a Room with a View this week, but rather a Tomb with a View. That of Hoosier poet and longtime Lockerbie Square resident, James Whitcomb Riley keeps watch over Indianapolis from atop the highest natural point within the pre-UniGov city limits, the […]

A Room with a View – Indiana’s Tallest Building, The Chase Tower

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March 26, 2013, 7 Comments

Today, a view of a snowy monument circle from the 38th floor of the Chase Tower and a short history of Indianapolis’ tallest building. Many are ...

A Room with a View – Cold Springs Murders

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March 12, 2013, 10 Comments

This week is the third and final of a three week visit to the intersection of Cold Spring and Lafayette Roads, on Indianapolis’ near westside.  ...

A Room with a View – Camp Robinson and Lew Wallace

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March 5, 2013, 12 Comments

Just up the bike path from the Municipal Gardens, along the White River is a peculiar boulder that can just barely be spotted from Cold Springs Road. ...

  • A Room with a View – Municipal Gardens Park
    February 26, 2013, 12 Comments

      This week’s A Room with a View is really more of an Area with a View, in two parts. After scoping out the Lohrmann House at 16th and White River that Sharon Butsch Freeland highlighted in a recent HI Mailbag article, I [&hel ...

  • A Room with a View – Eden-Talbott House
    January 22, 2013, 3 Comments

    Sweet buttery biscuits, it’s cold outside. Scraping away an iced up window from a Delaware Street apartment building revealed the Eden-Talbott House, now home to a local law firm. Just north of 13th on North Delaware Street, the Ed ...

  • Room With A View – Irvington United Methodist Church
    January 8, 2013, 1 Comment

    Happy New Year! Heading out of the greater downtown area for a few weeks, Room With A View heads to Irvington on Indianapolis’ east side with a view of the Tudor-style Irvington United Methodist Chuch from an undisclosed coffee house ...