Local projects receive preservation awards from Indiana Landmarks

June 2, 2017

Not-for-profit historic preservation group Indiana Landmarks on Thursday presented several awards to recognize outstanding restoration projects in central Indiana.

The awards, presented in the Tobias Theater at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, were given in the following categories:

Outstanding Restoration Awards

— Indianapolis Public Library, for its rehabilitation of the East Washington Street Branch Library, built in 1910 at 2822 E. Washington St.

— Jail Property LLC, for the old Boone County Jail and Sheriff’s Residence, built in 1938 at 104 W. Washington St. in Lebanon.

Angie’s List Old House Rehab Award

— Paul and Emily Ehrgott, for the renovation of the 1886 McShane House at 10000 Westfield Blvd. in Clay Township, near Carmel.

Continued Use Award

— Franklin Heritage Inc., for its restoration and ongoing management of the 1922 Artcraft Theatre just north of the courthouse square in Franklin.

Adaptive Use Award

— Van Rooy Properties, for Temple Lofts, an adaptation of Philips Temple CME Church, constructed in 1924 at 1226 Dr. Martin Luther King St.



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