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Whoa, that’s horrible. When poor choices happen to old buildings.

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December 11, 2013

Been doing a little end of the year tidying within the myriad photos on my computer and found this shot I took in May 2010. No clue what it’s looking like now, but I can’t say I’m very hopeful. Anyone […]

WTH: Vile Vinyl

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November 27, 2013, 3 Comments

WTH? Will this hurt? Will this help? Location: South side Remove economic motivations, remove excuses, and ask yourself how far has this strayed from ...

WTH: No Use Abuse

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November 20, 2013, 5 Comments

This week, let’s consider more than just the physical, but enter into the philosophical also. This large building on 21st Street has been shutte ...

WTH: Recent Reno

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November 13, 2013, 3 Comments

WTH? Will this hurt? Will this help? We are not sure if this just closed or is about to open and has nothing to do with the windows being boarded. The ...

  • WTH Wednesday: Commercial Corridor
    November 6, 2013, 5 Comments

    WTH? Will this hurt? Will this help? Location: 1800 block North Meridian Though difficult to see the red brick on the greatest length of this building pre-dates the front alterations.   Remove economic motivations, remove excuses, and ask ...

  • WTH: Marion County Courthouse vs. CC Building
    October 30, 2013, 11 Comments

    WTH? Normally we ask: Will this hurt? Will this help? This happened 50 years ago, so the more appropriate question would be Did this hurt or did this help? And by “this” we mean the destruction of the beautiful Marion […]

  • WTH: Pave Paradise…
    October 23, 2013, 4 Comments

    WTH? Will this hurt? Will this help? Location: 1400 block Pennsylvania, formerly occupied by Peyton Wells Remove economic motivations, remove excuses, and ask yourself: is this compatible or incompatible, good or bad, worthy or unworthy  o ...

  • WTH: Sells
    October 16, 2013, 5 Comments

    WTH? Will this hurt? Will this help? Location: South side Remove economic motivations, remove excuses, and ask yourself how far has this strayed from its original design? From an aesthetic point of view: is this compatible or incompatible, ...

  • WTH: Plain Drain
    October 9, 2013, 3 Comments

    WTH? Will this hurt? Will this help? Remove economic motivations, remove excuses, and ask yourself how far has this strayed from its original design? From an aesthetic point of view: is this compatible or incompatible, good or bad, worthy o ...

  • WTH: Mix Matched
    October 2, 2013, 1 Comment

    WTH: Will this hurt? Will this help? As Indy evolved over time, the most popular of sports in “development” would appear to be demolition. In some instances, however, the residences in the path of the (overused and not always ap ...