Previous owners Brian and Emily Mack spent 17 years living in and lovingly restoring the 1908 Craftsman home built by Carlos and Anne Recker. It was designed by Gustav Stickley and is the only known example of his work in Indianapolis.
Indiana Landmarks unveils 2022 ’10 Most Endangered’ list
Indiana Landmarks on Monday released its annual list of the 10 Most Endangered landmarks throughout the state. The organization said the places on the list often face a multitude of problems, including abandonment, neglect, or owners who lack money for repairs.Read More
Basic updates for repurposing of City-County Building would cost more than $35M
City officials on Monday released a long-anticipated request for developers to submit ideas for reuse of the 28-story Indianapolis City-County Building, along with studies that show it would take more than $35 million in basic upgrades to repurpose the structure.Read More
Historic review panel delays approval for Westfield’s State Road 32 plans
The State Road 32 expansion project in downtown Westfield hit a speed bump Wednesday when the Indiana Historic Preservation Review Board of the Department of Natural Resources voted to prolong the proposed route’s review by at least 30 days.Read More
Naptown Fitness team plans to buy, renovate classic 1930s building in Midtown
The smooth limestone building at 3902 N. Illinois St. with streamlined Moderne design touches has been vacant since a brewpub closed there in 2018. Before that, it was a Double 8 Foods store and the Hoster-Hiser Ford and Lincoln-Zephyr car dealership.Read More
Thanks to a recent $5 million Lilly Endowment Inc. grant and other financial support, Indiana Landmarks is expanding its boundaries beyond just preserving buildings.
In a tweet Sunday, Irsay confirmed he has acquired the belt for his collection of rock music, American history and pop culture memorabilia, which is currently touring the country.
At risk of flooding due to rising sea levels, the historic settlement demonstrates the danger that some of the nation’s most important cultural sites face due to climate change.
Greg Fehribach has been an attorney for 35 years, but he’s also plenty of other things: accessibility expert, panel trustee for a U.S. bankruptcy court in Indiana, person behind Ball State University and Eskenazi Health’s internship program for disabled students, and tourist.
Over the last two years, the Stenz Construction Corp., Third Street Ventures and Pure Development have undertaken a $25 million renovation of the former U.S. Corrugated Box Co. building.
The Indiana Historic Preservation Review Board next week will examine the plan, which would require demolishing or relocating four commercial buildings in downtown Westfield’s historic district.
An effort by the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis’ to overturn the city’s designation of the Drake apartment building as a historic property has been transferred to federal court—even as the organization continues working with city officials on a plan to salvage the building.
A proposed rezone of the property at 211 1st St. SW in Carmel’s Midtown will be introduced at Monday night’s Carmel City Council meeting.
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis said in a statement that it has been unsuccessful finding a reuse for the Drake and that maintaining it is unaffordable, especially given the museum’s financial situation.
Officials are leaning toward choosing a path that cuts through the property of a major employer, in order to avoid the route that would pass through a historic district. The employer is threatening to leave the city.
When the National Park Services launched Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, as it was known then, in the 1960s, it inherited a number of historic structures, including the World’s Fair homes.
The massive Italian Renaissance edifice, with its 136-foot bell tower, in August landed for the second year in a row on Indiana Landmarks’ 10 Most Endangered list.
Tipton County’s old jail is on the National Register of Historic Places, which makes it eligible for various grants and other financial incentives such as tax credits.
The IHPC voted unanimously to green-light construction plans for converting the King Cole building into a hotel, along with a new penthouse on the roof of the 11-story building suited for a restaurant or bar.
Members of the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission on Thursday said they would be hesitant to support the design for the proposed $60 million, addition. One even called it a “brutal proposal.”
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.
Plans for the development include a 220-room hotel and 32 residential units. The addition would boost the existing historic building from four to 26 stories.
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.
The city’s historic preservation commission plans to move forward Wednesday with an effort that could curtail a plan by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis to demolish an aging eight-story apartment building it has owned since 2012.