• Posted in: Then & Now Then & Now: Canterbury Apartments

    The Canterbury Apartments, 1603 Central Avenue, as they appeared in 1919. Looking at northeast corner of 16th and Central. (Bass Photo Co. Collection, Indiana Historical Society.) In 1914, the vicinity of Sixteenth Street and Central...

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  • Posted in: Sunday Prayers Sunday Prayers: 38th and Central

    This sweet little building always prompts daydreams of potential future use. The southwest corner of 38th and Central is a former gas station built sometime after 1932, after lengthy battles with nearby neighbors. The property...

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  • Posted in: Friday Favorites Friday Favorite: Gothic Revival, 1925 North Central Avenue

    **update**This was originally titled as French Gothic, but after Tim Jensen’s comment, we have reconfirmed with our resident Architectural Historian, Raina Regan that it is indeed a Gothic Revival. So, replacing French Gothic with the...

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  • Posted in: Historic Miscellania Butler in the Old Northside, Part 2

    Following up on some feedback from yesterday’s article, here is some more on the former Northwest Christian College (later Butler University) site at 13th and College. Above, a newspaper article from 1910 describing the demolition...

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