• Posted in: Auto Indy Indianapolis Auto Row Part 3

    In two previous installments (found here and here), I’ve talked about the early Indianapolis’ Auto Row along Capitol Avenue.  But that is only part of the story.  As the commercial district expanded north of Monument...

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  • Posted in: Auto Indy Indianapolis Auto Row Begins

    Fisher Automobile Company 1909, Looking northeast from Vermont and Senate With all the construction on the block bounded by Vermont Street, Capitol Avenue, Michigan Street, and Senate Avenue, I thought it would be a great...

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  • Posted in: Auto Indy First Indianapolis Auto Shows Draws Thousands

    Indianapolis Auto Show 3-18-1907, Copyright © 1907 Indianapolis Star The First Indianapolis Auto Shows were open air affairs.  There was no building in the city large enough for an enclosed show, therefore, the dealers arranged...

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