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.
Planned Noblesville bypass can’t seem to avoid controversy
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.Read More
Indiana Landmarks helping to preserve historic World’s Fair homes
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.Read More
Namesake church in Holy Cross neighborhood looks for a savior
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.Read More
Hotel plan for King Cole Building gets go-ahead from IHPC
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.Read More
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.
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.
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.
A number of major projects are underway now, but developers say activity might slow when those projects wrap up.
Monroe County had been without a covered bridge since 1976, but has one again after salvaging one from storage in Shelby County.
The Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission said it would be the first local preservation group in the country to include LGBTQ history in all historic area plans.
The historic Brown County town of Story includes 17.4 acres of property, a general store, an old grain mill, numerous barns, rental cabins and outbuildings.
The iconic Fishers restaurant known for its giant pork tenderloin sandwiches and its historic downtown building is set to close later this month after 28 years in operation.
The District Tap is proceeding with plans to open a location at 141 S. Meridian St. after receiving approval to add a patio door on Georgia Street.
Daredevil, named the state’s Brewery of the Year in 2017 and 2018, has lined up space in the Garage Food Hall at the Bottleworks District on Mass Ave, developer Hendricks Commercial Properties announced Tuesday.
The Indiana Theatre building, which opened in 1927 as a movie palace topped with a ballroom, had been in need of TLC for years.
The owner of a historic downtown office building that’s being redeveloped into a hotel is seeking city approval to build a towering addition that would replace most of an adjacent 96-year-old building.
A brewery and restaurant that hoped to be part of the revitalization of the south end of the Butler-Tarkington neighborhood has closed, citing “unexpected circumstances.”