• Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: Ginormous on Jefferson

      What is going on here? -Window openings have been altered with a scale too small for the size of the home -Windows have been removed and/or covered– note there is no rhyme, reason or...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: Poor Doors…

    Chanced upon this little gem north of Fall Creek . You can surely still tell that this poor doorway is confused and has been altered from its original incarnation. Other than that… If you are...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Window Hoods

    Window Hood on 1336 North Delaware Street Hood. You might see hoods every day, but not realize the feature has a specific name and purpose. A hood is the piece found above window openings, typically...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Voussoirs

    Stone arched entrance with rough-faced voussoirs, Blacherne Apartments, 402 North Meridian Street Voussoirs. The use of arches in masonry is widespread across historic buildings in Indianapolis. However, today’s Building Language term explores the vocabulary associated...

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