All posts tagged Victorian

  • Favorite Fridays: Southeastern Street Home
    November 25, 2011, 3 Comments

    If you aren’t paying attention, you may easily miss it, but this beauty on Southeastern Street is one of those semi-hidden gems, faithfully restored and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There is a connection to the ...

  • Sunday Prayers: Demo List House on Woodlawn
    November 20, 2011, No comments

    Was wandering around Fountain Square and other parts east of the Mile Square earlier this week (more  foreshadowing: got an upcoming article about why my next house in Indianapolis would be in Fountain Square) and found this beauty at 1715 ...

  • Favorite Victorian
    November 11, 2011, 2 Comments

    It was discontinued for a time, but the more time I spend exploring Indianapolis, the more places I find that captivate me. Today’s example makes me smile. What is more beautiful than a lovingly restored and painted Queen Anne? Truth ...

  • 1837- The Beginning of the Victorian Era
    October 31, 2011, No comments

    It’s difficult for the untrained eye to discern the subtle changes in the pantheon of Victorian era fashion.  Periodically, we’ll look at eras that Indianapolis, too, endured. This is an example of an 1837 wedding dress: The fo ...

  • Woot Woot for the Wooton- The King of Desks
    October 28, 2011, 2 Comments

    In the 21st century, we have an endless supply of choices to help organize and store important paperwork and correspondence. In the last quarter of the 19th century, the organizer of choice was not only functional, but an elegant piece [&he ...