All posts tagged Old Northside

Must Have Book: Indianapolis Then & Now
September 1, 2016

Hard to imagine as you whiz northwards on Delaware Street, that what today looks like this : used to look like this: Check out the archived extensive article about 1305 North Delaware Street to learn more about this captivating mansion.

Indianapolis Collected Revisted: The Fall and Rise of the Old Northside

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June 27, 2015, 5 Comments

“In my opinion the way to beautify Indianapolis is to make its people happier,” Mrs. Albert Metzger told The Indianapolis Star in 1911, when asked ...

At Your Leisure: Rebirth Along Tinker Street

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March 20, 2015, 7 Comments

The neighborhood around Sixteenth and Meridian Streets is identified as the next “in” place to be. Much like Massachusetts Avenue a decade ago and ...

What’s in a Name? – Propylaeum

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April 28, 2014, No comments

The Propylaeum Location:  Old Northside Greek for “entrance” or “gateway” Propylaea are any monumental gateways based on the original Propyl ...

  • Friday Favorites: Culture Club
    December 6, 2013, 1 Comment

    Propylaeum Treasures The location we now call the Indianapolis Propylaeum, located at 1410 North Delaware Street in the Old Northside District, began as a private home built by a 19th Century beer baron named John Schmidt. Mr. Schmidt bough ...

  • HI Mailbag: Residence at 1504 Park Avenue
    October 1, 2013, 10 Comments

    Reader’s Question: My friends live in the Old Northside at 1504 N. Park Avenue. We think it may have been a Vonnegut-designed home and built at the same time as and by the same brick masons as the Athenaeum.  Can […]

  • Sunday Prayers: The Gladden-Stempfel House
    June 30, 2013, 2 Comments

    The wooden giant on the corner of 16th and Park has always intrigued me. Its curved windows draw my eyes up and around to each detail. The modillions, the columns, the arch on the second floor, even the “cornerstone” in […]