• Posted in: Historic Miscellania Old City Hall

    Formerly the New City Hall After years of having offices in the basement of the beautiful old Marion County courthouse, the city offices had to relocate to make space for the expanding county business. Indianapolis...

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  • Posted in: Historic Miscellania Odd Fellows in Downtown Indianapolis

    A book published in 1870 featured this depiction of the old OddFellows Hall. It stood on the Northeast corner of Washington and Pennsylvania Streets. It cost $30,000 to construct in addition to the $17,000 for the real estate...

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  • Posted in: Historic Miscellania Destruction at College and Fairfield

    Nearing 38th Street, just south of Fairfield, on the west side of the street, something seemed off.  An expanse of bald land, large earth moving equipment in its vicinity, it hit me: another historic corner...

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  • Posted in: Friday Favorites Friday Fave: Propylaeum Marked!

    Tomorrow, September 24, , is the 7th anniversary of the installation of the  Propylaeum’s historical marker How often have you passed the beautiful building at 1410 North Delaware Street? Drop the word “Propylaeum” in a...

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  • Posted in: Historic Miscellania 100 YEARS AGO AUGUST 1909

    Wednesday, August 4, 1909- Mrs. Frank Carvin gave an informal luncheon at her home, at 2131 N. Central Avenue (where the liquor store currently stands on the South East corner of 22nd and Central)when she...

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