Historic Washington Park • Meridian~Kessler
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Thursday, October 1st, 2015

VIDEO • Honor & Preserve

Meridian~Kessler Neighborhood Association (MKNA) is proud to announce the release of “Honor & Preserve,” an informational video on the benefits of historic area protection and its impact on Indianapolis. The five-minute video features residents of several historic areas, including Fletcher Place, Chatham-Arch/Massachusetts Avenue, the Old Northside, Lockerbie Square, and Herron-Morton Place, and features staff of

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

MKNA awarded grant for historic preservation education

Indiana Humanities and Indiana Landmarks awarded grants of up to $2,000 to 12 nonprofit organizations in Indiana. Grants were awarded to fund a variety of projects across Indiana from Lafayette to Evansville. Indiana Humanities and Indiana Landmarks have...

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Fermor Spencer Cannon

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Lee Burns

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Rubush and Hunter

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Frank Hunter

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Clarence Martindale

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Robert Frost Daggett

At the time of his death in 1955, Robert Frost Daggett was the acknowledged dean of architecture in Indianapolis. Daggett, born in Indianapolis in 1875, attended the Herron School of Art before beginning his study of architecture...

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

STYLE • Italian Renaissance

Features of the Italian Renaissance architectural style include: Low-pitched hipped roof (flat in some examples); roof typically covered by ceramic tiles; upper-story windows smaller and less elaborate than windows below; commonly with arches above doors, first-story windows,...

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

STYLE • Tudor Revival

The Tudor Revival style features: Steeply pitched roof, usually side-gabled (less commonly hipped or front gabled); facade dominated by one or more prominent cross gables, usually steeply pitched; decorative (i.e., not structural) half-timbering present on about half of...

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