• Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Adverts: House of Carts

    House of Carts… Carriages… Cars… If you’ve followed HI articles in the past few weeks, you already know that HI just celebrated it’s 5th birthday at the newly-renovated Parry Mansion in the Golden Hill neighborhood. HI...

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  • Posted in: Indianapolis Collected Indianapolis Collected: Finding Maxwell Parry

    In July 1918, The Indianapolis Star launched a series of articles about war mothers who kept the home fires burning while their sons were fighting overseas.  The third installment ran on July 12 – exactly...

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  • Posted in: Historic Miscellania The Golden Hill Totem Pole

    Site of the Golden Hill Totem Pole – Photo by Ryan Hamlett Spring has sprung around Indianapolis, especially so surrounding the former site of the Golden Hill Totem Pole on Indy’s Northwest side. The neighborhood...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Parry Mansion in Golden Hill

    Reader’s Question: I’m curious if you know anything about the old Parry Mansion in Golden Hill. I cannot find a record of the house’s address, as most folks refer to all of Golden Hill as...

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  • Posted in: What’s in a Name? What’s in a Name? Totem Lane

    Ever wonder how Totem Lane, in the Golden Hill neighborhood got its name? David Parry, the owner of Parry Manufacturing Company, owned land and built his estate on land that today encompasses the neighborhood of...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Weds…even in Golden Hill?

    It’s funny how some places retain legendary status regardless of time. (I learned that first hand when I stayed at the Waldorf-Astoria a couple of years ago, but that’s a WTH for another day.) I’d...

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