• Posted in: Misc Mondays Misc. Monday: Bicycling Indy in 1896

    In the 1890’s, bicycles were more than a hot commodity, but also an obsession– nationally and in Indianapolis. A contentious, relevant topic of the era was “Sidewalk Riding.” A May 1896 article lead with: “West...

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  • Posted in: Misc Mondays Misc Monday: Twin Oaks Home & Garden Tour

    At 555 Kessler Boulevard, West Drive, Lyman S. Ayres II and his wife, Isabel, built a Colonial Revival style home named “Twin Oaks” in 1941. The Ayres family moved into the house in January 1942,...

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