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Indiana’s Historic Courthouses

Have you ever noticed the beautiful, historic architecture at your county’s courthouse? If not, perhaps you should take a look. Thanks to a project supported by Ball State University’s Sponsored Programs Office, you can now enjoy the beautiful, historic architecture Read more >

Columbus: A Hidden Gem

The phrase “home is where the heart is” makes me think of one place and one place only, Columbus, Indiana. Born & raised in Columbus, I never really appreciated what it had to offer until I moved away to Indianapolis Read more >

Indy Architects’ Home Tour September 22, 23 Gives Visitors Insight to New Architectural Designs

If you’ve ever wanted to see inside of some of the best-designed homes in Indianapolis, now’s your chance. The annual Indy Architects’ Home Tour happens from 1:00 – 5:00 pm, on September 22 – 23, 2012. This year’s self-guided tour will include Read more >

Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad, Indiana

Saint Meinrad Archabbey almost made me swear. That’s because when we walked out of the retreat area and rounded a corner, this is what I saw. When we drove up to the retreat center, I thought “it’s a nice looking Read more >

Where in the world?

Take a look at the images below and then take a short quiz afterwards. (No fancy functionalities here. Grade your own quiz…no cheating!) Where in the world would you find such outstanding architecture and public art? a.) New York City Read more >

Richmond’s Downtown Walking Tour Offers an Insight into Indiana’s Early Years

I used to work in downtown Richmond, in an old movie theater that had been nicely redesigned to house Center City Development’s Innovation Center.  My office overlooked a lovely street-scape of brick sidewalks, old-style lampposts, curving streets, and interesting, old Read more >

Broad Ripple Home Tour

Saturday’s Broad Ripple Historic Home Tour is coming up quickly. Hosted from 10-6 on Saturday, September 25th, the tour showcases 10 different houses in Indianapolis’ historic Broad Ripple neighborhood, only about 6 miles north of downtown. In the six years Read more >

Columbus: Unmatched Architecture

Last week I visited Columbus to tour the town and see its top attractions. This is the first post in a three-post series about my trip. Sweeping landscapes, impressive modern buildings and a variety of public art make Columbus, Indiana, Read more >