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Viewing the city from rare perspectives

  • Room With a View: Stout’s Baldwin Flyer
    December 4, 2012, 2 Comments

    Ever wondered what the view from the top looks like? From the perspective of the Baldwin Flyer, the famed basket system installed at Stout’s, you’re looking at it. As an extra touch, the baskets have been wrapped in holiday pape ...

  • Room With a View: Stutz to Stutz
    November 20, 2012, 3 Comments

    Lots of unique views from various corners of The Stutz and such a fantastic adaptive use, I daresay one of the best in the city. Want to know more about its place in Indy auto history? The Stutz and other […]

  • Room With a View: Walker Theatre to Downtown
    November 13, 2012, 1 Comment

    You won’t see this view very often! With thanks to Madame Walker Theatre Center for sharing, we hope you will come visit, get acquainted or reacquainted with the Madame Walker Theatre sometime this week. There are a number of fun [&he ...

  • Room With a View: Indiana Avenue to Walker Theatre
    November 6, 2012, 1 Comment

    On a rainy day a couple weeks ago, grabbed this snap from New Orleans on the Avenue, former home of Zing and many other things… The Walker Theatre is celebrating its 85th birthday right now with a series of fun […]

  • Room With a View: Gatling Gun Club
    October 30, 2012, 2 Comments

    Despite the appearance of this building on Illinois, we may at least allow that it is conveniently located and offers some unique views of the city! Above, looking south from the fire escape. And below, looking due east towards the [&hellip ...

  • Room With a View: Meridian at 21, St. James
    October 23, 2012, 1 Comment

    Right across the street from Joseph Rink’s old mansion, an early 20th century stuccoed apartment building stands on the northwest corner. The Saint James advertised a flat for rent in 1919 at $80/ month and included gas, electric ligh ...

  • Room With a View: Indianapolis Fire Museum, Mass Ave
    October 16, 2012, 1 Comment

    If you’ve never been before, you may want to check out the remodeled Fire Station 2. The Indianapolis Fire Museum at 748 Massachusetts Avenue is a compact treasure trove/ memorial to all the brave souls who have worked so hard [&helli ...