• Posted in: Historic Miscellania Weyerbacher Terrace (St. Vincent’s) Rooftop

    Downtown Indy from the roof of Weyerbacher Terrace/St. Vincent Hospital before the Ivy Tech expansion. It was estimated that nearly half of those born in Indianapolis between 1913 and 1974 came into this world in...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Facadism

    Facadism. Our next preservation related Building Language term, in honor of Preservation Month, is facadism. The term facadism occurs when a construction project “saves” the historic façade (or front) of a structure, but demolishes the...

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