• Posted in: At Your Leisure At Your Leisure: An Evening in Merry England

    A postcard showing the Sheffield Inn. The single story section was a later addition as a large house stood in its place the year the inn opened. At some point this structure was replaced with...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Festoon

    Festoon on 1400 Block of Broadway Street Festoon. Recently, I covered the term ornament as it pertains generally to historic architecture. Today’s Building Language is a specific type of architectural ornament that is certainly fun to...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Stucco

    Stucco. Stucco is a type of plaster applied to the exterior of buildings. Stucco is a historic building material that traces its roots from ancient architecture. In historic American architecture, stucco is found on a...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Tudor Revival

    Tudor Revival found at 5734 North Washington Blvd Tudor Revival. Another one of the many revival styles found in Indianapolis is the Tudor Revival. Original Tudor architecture dates from the 15th and 16th centuries in...

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