One assumes the house at 1839 North Illinois Street was also designed by its occupant, Adolph Scherrer, the prominent architect of many Indianapolis buildings. Highlights of his work include overseeing the building of the Indiana Statehouse, in the wake of Edwin F. May’s death; Maennerchor Hall; ¬†and the gateway and waiting station to Crown Hill Cemetery.

Sadly, the home site, and most of the block, is now a parking lot for the businesses along Meridian Street.

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