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…]

Focus Group Ponders the Drake’s Future

June 15, 2017 0

by Connie Zeigler Time will tell if a holding company for the Meridian Street properties owned by The Children’s Museum—TRex Enterprises LLC, named for the gigantic killing-machine dinosaur—may have bitten off more than it can […more…]

What’s in Store for The Drake?

November 17, 2016 4

by Connie Zeigler In November, tenants of The Drake apartments at 3060 N. Meridian St. received notice to vacate the building by early December 2016. Management offered to help with relocation costs and provided a […more…]

Beth-El Temple Ready for Renewal

October 25, 2016 0

by Marion Simon Garmel The good news is that an application has been submitted by Indiana Landmarks to the Department of the Interior to place the long abandoned Beth-El Temple at the corner of 34th […more…]

Glossbrenner Mansion Repurposed

January 17, 2016 0

Broad Street Developers, an Indianapolis-based holding company, purchased the historic Meridian Street home from Indiana Landmarks in October for use as the home office of R&B Architects. The preservation group had received the house in […more…]