• Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Indianapolis’ “Automobile Row”

    Reader’s Question: What remnants of Indianapolis’ booming automobile history are still left along Capitol Avenue?  ~ Mark S., Indianapolis HI’s Answer: The earliest automobile-related companies in Indianapolis began operating in the late 1890s.  Many of the men who were...

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  • Posted in: Auto Indy Indianapolis Auto Row Part 2

    In the early 1910’s, the 10-block area along North Capitol Avenue in Indianapolis became the home to several segments of the auto industry. If you wanted a new car or service in Indianapolis, you went...

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