• Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Trinity Episcopal Church

    Reader’s Question: I live in the neighborhood of Trinity Episcopal Church. I understand that it was not originally called Trinity. Can you provide its previous name, as well as a little of the church’s history?  ~ Jay van S., Historic...

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  • Posted in: Then & Now Then & Now: Meridian Park- 3100 North Pennsylvania

    Looking north on Pennsylvania, decades ago Historic Meridian Park is small but mighty in its vintage housing stock–which you can examine more closely this coming weekend, May 30 and 31, 2015, from 12-6pm. Now and then,...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Boulders Alongside Fall Creek

    Reader’s Question: There once were two large boulders on the shore of Fall Creek, just west of College Avenue.  Bronze plaques were embedded in the boulders, commemorating two drowning victims.  Was there once a swimming beach at...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: The Esplanade Annex

    Reader’s Question: Our company has been renovating the Esplanade Annex for the past two-and-a-half years.  We are interested in learning a little of the building’s history, as well as who some of its past residents were.  ~ Christopher...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Residence at 3223 Washington Boulevard

    Reader’s Question: I love working in historic Indianapolis neighborhoods in my real estate transactions.  I recently sold a property at 3223 Washington Boulevard. Can you tell me something about the history of the area and of...

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  • Posted in: Historic Miscellania Deep rooted history in Mapleton-Fall Creek

    Usually, I gravitate towards the neighborhoods nearest to the Mile Square–the older, the better for this gal; and I assumed all of the longest inhabited areas in the city are only centered around that original...

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