• Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Italianate

    Italianate. Driving through the older historic neighborhoods of Indianapolis, you will realize that Indy has some amazing examples of the Italianate style. To give you a better understanding of the Italianate, let’s look at the...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Gothic Revival

    Gothic Revival. Let’s travel a little farther back in time to discuss the wonderful architectural style of the Gothic Revival. This architectural style was common in the middle decades of the 19th century, featured on...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Italian Renaissance

    Italian Renaissance residence on North Meridian Street at 46th Street Italian Renaissance. Another revival style found in Indianapolis is the Italian Renaissance – which draws its details from traditional Italian architecture. American architects in the...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Beaux Arts

    Beaux Arts. Several notable Indianapolis structures feature the architectural style of the Beaux Arts. Beaux Arts (French for “Fine Arts”) traces its roots from the École des Beaux-Arts, a school of architecture in France. Several...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Spanish Colonial Revival

    Spanish Colonial Revival. The Spanish Colonial Revival, or as it’s also known, Mission, is a revival style dating from the first decades of the Twentieth Century. Although there are not many Spanish Colonial Revival structures...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Art Deco

    The Circle Tower, 5 East Market St, Art Deco Ornament at Entrance Art Deco. There’s something about the Art Deco style you have to love – I’ve always been drawn to the modern elements of the...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Tudor Revival

    Tudor Revival found at 5734 North Washington Blvd Tudor Revival. Another one of the many revival styles found in Indianapolis is the Tudor Revival. Original Tudor architecture dates from the 15th and 16th centuries in...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Colonial Revival

    Colonial Revival. Found prominently across Indianapolis residential architecture, the Colonial Revival is an early twentieth century style that draws upon Colonial architectural influences (the Georgian and Adam styles, not known to Indianapolis). The Colonial Revival...

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