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.
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.
Columbus’ North Christian Church was the final project designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen but has landed on Indiana Landmarks’ “10 Most Endangered” list.
Indianapolis-based not-for-profit preservation group Indiana Landmarks released its list Monday, with nine new listings and one landmark repeating from last year’s list.
Leaders of the $10.3 million Riverside High School project on the west side—a sister to Herron High School and set to open in the fall—have cobbled together several funding sources to finance the project.
J. Reid Williamson Jr., who served as president of Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana from 1973 to 2005, is remembered as “a giant in the field of historic preservation.”
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.
The congregation that owns the St. John United Church of Christ in Cumberland says $75,000 needs to be raised within the next few weeks to pay for upkeep or the structure will be demolished as soon as June 1.
Despite a concerted effort from preservationists and other supporters, West Baden Springs’ First Baptist Church still needs lots of work and isn’t out of the woods yet.
A fundraising campaign to restore the 80-year-old "Ayres clock" mounted on the corner of Circle Centre mall at Washington and Meridian streets has been a success.
Historic preservation not-for-profit Indiana Landmarks is leading a fundraising campaign to restore the 80-year-old “Ayres clock” mounted on the corner of Circle Centre mall at Washington and Meridian streets.
Of the three local sites on the Indiana Landmarks list of 10 Most Endangered buildings, the Rivoli Theatre at 3155 E. 10th St. is in the poorest condition by far. This is its second year on the list.
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.
One of Indianapolis’ most unique historic structures, a naval armory vacant since early last year, soon will be bustling again—this time with high school students.
The Ford Motor Co. Assembly Branch and the Southside Turnverein Hall, both in Indianapolis, are newcomers to the list, joining the Rivoli Theatre.
The firm that’s building 30 apartments near the Madame Walker Theatre is integrating the Willis Mortuary building into the project after initially planning to demolish it.
A local company bought the historic building at 351 S. East St., near the entrance of the Fletcher Place neighborhood, and plans to convert it into office space.
A local holding company plans to spend $400,000 to refurbish the historic home on North Meridian Street for office space.
Herron High School hopes to raise enough money to turn an abandoned armory in Indianapolis into a new high school, according to Indiana Landmarks, which is trying to save the property.