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…]

Perseverance Key to Preservation

August 9, 2020 0

by MaryBeth Eiler The persistence of one Midtown resident paid off for the entire Meridian Street Historic District and its surrounding neighborhoods. After Indianapolis became a test city for the 5G fiber-optic cable network in […more…]

Renovation Grant for Stutz House

July 20, 2020 0

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis was one of 12 properties in the state to receive a historic renovation grant through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs. The Children’s Museum received $12,500 to preserve […more…]

A Reprieve for the Drake

January 4, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy One of Midtown’s last remaining historic Meridian Street high-rise apartment buildings dodged the wrecking ball in December. On Dec. 16, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and the City of Indianapolis Department […more…]

The Drake Apartments Update

October 17, 2019 0

City officials continue to meet with representatives of The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis to discuss the future of its property at 3060 N. Meridian St., the Drake apartment building. Historic preservationists were stunned when the […more…]

Most Endangered in Midtown

October 27, 2017 0

by Connie Zeigler “Dare to be True — Do Right” are the words engraved in the frieze at the top of Simpson Hall, a beautiful old brick building now threatened with demolition, on the campus […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…]

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