• Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: The Sidewalks of Randolph Street

    Reader’s Question: I lived all my childhood in the 2400 block of S. Randolph St.   On every corner was the name of the street in the sidewalk.  But on our street it said Nelson.  I know there is...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: University of Indianapolis

    Reader’s Question: Can you tell me about the Garfield Park neighborhood?  I know the University of Indianapolis is in the area, as well as the city park, but what is the history of the area?...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: The Garfield Park Area

    Reader’s Question: Can you tell me about the Garfield Park neighborhood?  I know the University of Indianapolis is in the area, as well as the city park, but what is the history of the area? When...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Pediment

    Pediment on Good Hall, University of Indianapolis Pediment. Following up on previous posts on classical architecture terms, including dentils and egg-and-dart, today’s Building Language term is another classically inspired term: pediment. A pediment is a...

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