Marker Honors Hoosier Author

August 10, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy A small group of historic preservationists gathered outdoors at 4270 N. Meridian St. on August 5 to witness the unveiling of a new state historical marker. The marker honors two-time Pulitzer […more…]

Stutz House History

October 27, 2017 0

The Stutz Home was completed in early 1923 for automotive engineer and industrialist Harry C. Stutz. Now at 3190 N. Meridian Street, its address was originally 3172. The eclectic Craftsman style house, which incorporates both […more…]

Tuckaway: Imprinted by the Hands of Time

October 27, 2017 0

by L. Mark Finch Psychic residue. There’s no special word for it in Western culture, but many people believe that anything possessed by a person becomes imbued with that person’s spirit, including objects, places, and […more…]

Midtown’s Public Libraries

February 7, 2017 0

by Elsa F. Kramer According to Lawrence J. Downey’s history of the Indianapolis Public Library (A Live Thing in the Whole Town), Midtown’s first library was the Illinois branch, opened inside a drugstore at 30th […more…]

An Urban Resting Place for Veterans

October 28, 2016 0

By Thomas P. Healy As part of its national Urban Initiative to improve access to cemeteries in densely populated areas, and in recognition of a growing veteran preference for cremation burial options, the U.S. Department […more…]

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