Ticket giveaway: Indiana Landmark Center opening event

March 30, 2011
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The grand opening weekend for the Indiana Landmark Center is coming up, and you can be part of it.

I've got two $75 tickets to give away to the April 17 Classical Bash, featuring culinary stations throughout the building and music by the Landmark Trio (cellist Geoffrey Lapin, violinist Zach DePue and pianist Marianne Tobias).

To win, just enter below and name a landmark in Indiana history, arts or otherwise. I'll pick one winner at random.

Good luck.

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  • Landmark
    "Ann Dancing" by Julian Opie is at Massachusetts Avenue and Alabama and Vermont
  • Indiana Landmark
    Veraestau
  • IN Landmark = West Baden
    IN Landmark = West Baden
  • Indiana Landmark
    The Indiana Theater home of the Indiana Repertory Theatre and the Indiana Roof Ball Room. Both venues have hosted countless celebrities and thousands of guests since 1927.
  • Ovid Butler Home NW Corner of 13th & Park
    With Butler in the Final Four, the founder of Butler's home is a Indiana Landmarks in the Old Northside Historic Distict. A Butler Bulldog Flag is appropriate hanging on the front porch the last few weeks. Historic marker on the corner.
  • Madame Walker
    Perhaps the most beautiful landmark in Indiana, the Madame Walker building.
  • In honor of...
    In honor of the Butler Bulldogs and their pending victories, I vote for the Hinkle Fieldhouse as a noteworthy Indiana Landmark.
  • Landmark
    Hinkle Fieldhouse - Go Dawgs!
  • IN History
    Tippecanoe Battlegrounds & Prophet's Rock
  • Wigwam
    The Wigwam
  • pan am games
    Pan Am Games helped showcase Indy as one of the centers for amateur sports in the U.S.
  • Landmark
    Hinkle Fieldhouse-all the way Butler Bulldogs!!!
  • Landmark
    A true landmark for music lovers is the Hilbert theater.
  • Indpls Motor Speedway
    Whenever I am out of state and people ask me where I am from and I say Indianapolis, IN, their next comment is, "Oh, home of the 500 race."
  • Landmark
    Soldiers and Sailors Monument!
  • Soldiers and Sailors Mon.
    Soldiers and Sailors Monument
  • Save it!
    The Wig Wam.
  • Landmark
    At the center of all landmarks, may I suggest the Soldiers and Sailors Monument?
  • Landmark
    The Athenaeum
  • Ind. Landmark
    Arsenal Technical High School!
    Next year marks its 100th anniversary as a H.S.
  • Monument
    The Soldiers and Sailors Monument comes to mind!
  • Indiana landmark
    Indian settlements along the White River.
  • Indiana
    Syracuse Lake & Lake Wawasee
  • Robert Indiana's "LOVE"
    Our Museum of Modern Art has, sitting outside in the elments, an icon of modern art - Robert Indiana's masterpiece "LOVE". It is well recognized around the globe, and endlessly copied.
  • Landmark
    Hinkle Fieldhouse
  • It's 500 Time
    The Indy 500 track. What an attraction!!
  • Landmark
    Paramount Theatre in Anderson
  • Landmark
    Hoosier Gym- Knightstown, Indiana
  • Landmark
    Hilbert Circle Theatre
  • IN Landmark
    the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • Landmark
    Hinkle Fieldhouse
  • IN LANDMARKS
    Soldiers & Sailors Monument
  • Landmark
    Bush Stadium
  • Grouseland
    Grouseland in Vincennes IN.
  • Landmark
    Plainfield Diner
  • Hinkle Fieldhouse
    Butler all the way!
  • Landmark
    The architecture of Columbus Indiana - - world class!
  • Indiana Landmark
    The Circle Theater and the Indiana Theater.
  • Market Square Arena
    Market Square Arena was a landmark in my earlier days. Lots of good times there.
  • Indiana Landmark - The Steer Inn!
    And recently featured on Food Network's show Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives!
  • Endangered Landmark!
    the Syracuse Depot
  • Indiana Landmark Center Opening
    I would like to say the Nashvill Little Opry before it burned down. I saw many acts there and I personally will miss it!!!@!@
  • Lost Indianapolis Architectural Treasure
    English Opera House on Monument Circle.
  • Indiana Landmark
    Conner Prairie
  • Crown Hill Cemetary
    People are still dying to get in there.
  • Newburgh, IN
    Great historical town in SW Indiana.
  • Circle Monument
    Few cities have such an enduring, distinctive, meaningful identifying landmark as Indianapolis' Circle Monument.
  • LOVE
    The LOVE statute on the IMA grounds.
  • Madame Walker
    For all that she stood for and accomplished
  • IN landmark
    The Reitz Home in Evansville - private Vicorian home, now museum. Beautiful.
  • My favorite
    West Baden Springs Hotel
  • indiana landmark
    assembly hall
  • IN Landmark: Old state capitol in Corydon, IN
    Visited Corydon, IN and learned about how/why the capitol city was moved to Indianapolis.
  • Hilbert Circle Theatre
    The Hilbert Circle Theatre- Home of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra!
  • Science Landmark
    The Indiana Medical History Museum is fantastic, but no one really knows about it. Its on the old Central State Hospital grounds west of downtown Indy. If you are into science at all, its worth a visit! www.imhm.org
  • The TeePee
    Best burgers and fries EVER! Best lost Drive-In. There was an entire city under the TeePee at 38th & Keystone. I wonder if it's still there?
  • Indiana history landmark
    Statehouse
  • Indiana Landmark
    Benjamin Harrison Home
  • New Harmony
    New Harmony, the site of two Utopian settlements, is one of my special places to visit.
  • Landmark
    The moving Chaos installment in the Commons - Columbus, IN.
  • Working at the English Foundation Building
    I hereby nominate William English, benefactor and former owner of the English Opera House...keeping it in the family!
  • Landmark
    The Soldier's & Sailors Monument.
  • Landmark
    Indiana State Capitol Building
  • landmark
    Scottish Rite cathedral
  • Soldiers and Sailors Monument
    Soldiers and Sailors Monument
  • Indiana Landmark
    Victory Field
  • Indiana Landmark
    Hinkle Fieldhouse--brings back many childhood memories of attending basketball games.
  • Landmark
    Teepee Restaurant
  • Meridian Street Foundation
    We feel that the North Meridian Street Foundation neighborhood has played a vital role in preserving and enhancing the city of Indy.
  • Landmark
    The heart of our city - Soldier's and Sailors Monument.
  • French Lick / West Baden
    The French Lick Springs Hotel famous for it's "miracle water" and West Baden Springs Hotel, a National Historic Landmark built in 1902 which has been referred to as the eighth wonder of the world.
  • Indiana Landmark
    I'd have to say the Soldiers and Sailors Monument.
  • IMS
    Indianapolis Motor Speedway - an Indiana institution.
  • Landmark Center
    James Whitcomb Riley home in Lockerbie Square
  • Landmark
    The Wigwam...next thing that needs saved!
  • uh- nevermind
    The Hoosier (RCA) Dome....oh no, they imploded that...... I know, Market Square Arena....nope imploded that too. Crown Hill Cementery - a very hard landmark to implode.
  • Covered Bridges...
    of Parke County
  • Landmarks
    Soldiers and Sailors Monument on the Circle
  • LANDMARK
    Old Centrium Church where Indiana Landmarks is moving into!
  • Landmarks
    Benjamin Harrison House
  • Landmark
    Kokomo's Seiberling Mansion (oh, and Hinkle! Go Dawgs!)
  • HINKLE
    Go Dawgs!
  • Entertainment landmark
    Certainly no Indiana entertainment landmark tells a more powerful story of pride, tradition and achievement than the Indiana Theater and its Indiana Roof ballroom on West Washington Street, home to first-run movies in the glory years of Hollywood, big-band performances by Tommy Dorsey and other legendary groups, wide-screen movies in the Cinerama era and, thankfully, IRT in modern times.
  • Landmark
    One of my favorites is the huge barn, moved from the northwest side to the fairgrounds.
  • Landmark
    Hinkle Fieldhouse - Go Butler!
  • Landmark
    The Richard Meier Atheneum at New Harmony, Indiana.
  • historic landmark
    The James Whitcomb Riley Home in Lockerbie. :)
  • Backstage door
    ... at the Indiana Roof Ballroom, upon which two stagehands penciled their ratings of bands appearing there in the 20's& 30's.
  • show me the ticket!
    Would love to go!
  • Out-of-the-ordinary landmark
    How about the "grave in the middle of the road" down in Amity (Johnson County)? It's not exactly groundbreaking, but... ;-)
  • The Ice House - landmark Indy restaurant & Bar
    I'm surprised it's not been mentioned yet!
  • The Ice House - landmark Indy restaurant & Bar
    I'm surprised it's not been mentioned yet!
  • Landmark
    The Oliver P Morton monument in front of our statehouse....my great great grandfather is the one to the right :-)
  • Embassy Theatre
    The Embassy (f/k/a The Emboyd) Theater in my hometown, Fort Wayne
  • Bush Stadium
    The "original" baseball home of ivy covered walls
  • Too many so too hard to select
    It is so hard to select one in this state of ours with West Baden Springs, Soldiers and Sailors, Union Station, the capital, IRT, the Paramount, Conner Prairie, Hinkle Fieldhouse and now the renovated Landmark Center.
  • Holliday Park
    Love the ruins!
  • Irwin Gardens
    I LOVE this place! it's kept up so beautifully and the house is amazing! I was lucky enough to take a tour of it a few years ago! :D
  • IMS
    One of the most well known physical landmarks in Indiana history would have to be the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
  • Observation Deck in the City County Building
    The "best" skyline view of the city and most folks don't even know it's there!
    Free Admission M-F 10-3:00!
  • Landmark
    Fair Oaks Farms! Yum.
  • Indiana Landmark
    Being a westsider, it would have to be the Indianapolis Motor Speedway!
  • Huddleston Farmhouse is a winner
    I would LOVE to go to this event!
  • The Beast
    Most ignored landmark: The giant 3-tower steamplant on South Street aka The Beast
  • Highway 40
    The Old National Road
  • Landmark and arts
    The Stutz building. A great combination of history and the arts.
  • Landmark
    The Levi Coffin House in Fountain City, an important Underground Railroad station. This being Women's History Month, we need to remember women like Catharine Coffin who played just as important role as her husband, but rarely gets any recognition.
  • landmark
    The Central Ave. Methodist Church - my niece was married there in 1993 and we have worried about the fate of the building ever since. How great that it is now being beautifully restored and will be the Indiana Landmark Center!
  • Landmark
    The Tom Otterness sculpture "Boy & Dog" now permanently placed in the soon to be constructed Chatham Arch neighborhood park, Chatham Commons.
  • Indiana Central Canal
    Conceived of in 1827, approved by the Indiana State Legislature in 1835, and built during 1836 and 1837, the Indiana Central Canal never realized its original goal as a waterway for commerce in landlocked Central Indiana. Instead, the canal became the source of water for most of the residents of the City of Indianapolis.
  • Landmark
    Madame Walker
  • Landmarks
    Children's Museum of Indianapolis (it just keeps getting better)!
  • Landmark
    Indiana World War Memorial
  • Landmark
    The Columbia Club
  • entry for tix
    the wedding cake house on delaware
  • Golden HIll neighborhood
    full of beautiful houses and people
  • Landmark
    Union Station
  • Velodrome
    The Major Taylor Velodrome
  • Landmark
    Without a doubt, the landmark everyone seems to know where ever you go is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway!
  • Colgate Factory / First State Prison
    You bet! One of my favorite Indiana Landmarkks is the dormant brownfield Colgate plant in Clarksville, IN. It is endangered, but I have hope that the purchasers at auction will build a great Smart Growth mixed reuse plan around it and invest into a success.
  • Honest Abe
    Abe Lincoln's boyhood home is fascinating!
  • boone county courthouse
    from its clock and bell tower and glass dome to its one piece indiana limestone columns, it is special and unique but understated.
  • The Bricks
    The bricks of Zionsville are a noted Indiana landmark...great town, great shops and great people!
  • Landmark in IN History
    Central Ave Methodist Church, now ILC
  • Historic Irvington
    A wonderful community in wich to live.

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