Turning a former German social club and gym into the offices of a medical claims management organization and international travel insurance company was no small order—especially because the building had to remain more-or-less true to its original form to qualify for the federal Historic Tax Credit program.
Historic preservation commission votes to protect Drake Apartments
The Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission voted Wednesday night to put a historic designation on the eight-story apartment building owned by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis amid concerns the structure might be torn down in coming weeks.Read More
Columbus’ North Christian Church was the final project designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen but has landed on Indiana Landmarks’ “10 Most Endangered” list.
Two sites in Indianapolis have been named to Indiana Landmarks' annual top 10 list of “Most Endangered” properties. The not-for-profit preservation group released its list Monday.
Built in 1900, the former Southside Turnverein building made the Indiana Landmarks’ Ten Most Endangered list largely because of a bas-relief sculpture on the west gable of the building at 306 E. Prospect St., just east of Madison Avenue and just south of Interstate 70 adjacent to an Indianapolis Park Ranger station.
Indiana Landmarks says it’s keen to save the Washington Street property because it has a leaky roof that is causing mold to grow inside the building which, left unchecked, can cause major damage.
The Ford Motor Co. Assembly Branch and the Southside Turnverein Hall, both in Indianapolis, are newcomers to the list, joining the Rivoli Theatre.
Residents in the neighborhood have created an Economic Improvement District—a tactic that the trendier neighborhoods of Fountain Square and Mass Ave have not been able to accomplish.
The project, which would add a modern 150-room hotel to the historic downtown building, also hinges on approval of an $11.3 million federal loan through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Indiana Landmarks is going to court over the unauthorized demolition of a historic home in Fall Creek Place that likely was built in the 1890s.
The Mills House in Greenwood appeared on the list for the first time, while the Anderson Athletic Park Pool made a return appearance. Indiana Landmarks unveiled the list at its Rescue Party Saturday night.
Indianapolis residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on proposed protections for the buildings near the city's famed Monument Circle.
Less than 50 years after Hancock County was established in 1828, the building that now houses the Greater Greenfield Chamber of Commerce went up on the corner of State and South streets.
The 4.5-acre site of the St. John United Church of Christ is back on the market following the settlement earlier this year of a lawsuit between the church and the city.
Longtime Indianapolis developer launches spirited attempt to save baseball palace.
A provisional settlement in a federal lawsuit filed last September against the city by St. John United Church of Christ gives parties in the case six months to find a buyer for the nearly 100-year-old church.
Colleagues say Bill Cook began each historic restoration contemplating what practical use each newly polished structure might serve, and how it might spark development around it.
The Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana plans to acquire the Romanesque Revival former church and is considering moving
its headquarters there.