• Posted in: Indianapolis Collected Indianapolis Collected: “Ghosts wept” as the Maennerchor fell

    More than 1,000 members and friends of the Maennerchor gathered at its old hall on Washington Street in June 1906 to march through downtown Indianapolis to the site of the German singing club’s future headquarters at...

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  • Posted in: What’s in a Name? What’s in a Name? – Propylaeum

    The Propylaeum Location:  Old Northside Greek for “entrance” or “gateway” Propylaea are any monumental gateways based on the original Propylaea that serve as the entrance to the Acropolis in Athens. When used by the Indianapolis Propylaeum,...

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  • Posted in: Friday Favorites Friday Favorite: The Smallest of Details

    Momentarily evoking the dining room scene in James Cameron’s 1997 film “Titanic,” this spoon on display in the Athenaeum here in Indianapolis, is representative of an era that cared about the smallest of details. Scrutinize...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: Gatling Gun Club

    Followers of this website and the companion facebook page have psychic abilities, somehow knowing this building would inevitably be featured on a WTH Wednesday. Remarkably intuitive, these Historic Indianapolis lovers…From basic Italianate house to gauche...

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