Memory Bank: Hotel Washington was upscale option

The 17-story building now known as Symphony Centre at 32 E. Washington St. was constructed in 1912 as the upscale Hotel Washington, a project developed by local hotelier J. Edward Krauss and designed by Indianapolis architecture firm R.P. Daggett & Co.

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Memory Bank: Bootlegger busted

In this Dec. 9, 1920, photo, three Indianapolis police officers pose with a still and some of the ingredients they confiscated during a raid at a farm a half-mile east of New Bethel (a town in Marion County now called Wanamaker).

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