300 North Meridian

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300 North Meridian
General information
Type Offices
Location 300 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, Indiana
Completed 1989
Roof 408 ft. (124 m)
Technical details
Floor count 28

300 North Meridian is a high rise in Indianapolis, Indiana. Construction started in 1987, financed by Browning Investments. The architects, Hadleman Miller Bregman Hamann, built the outside with brownish-reddish granite and black windows, and capped the skyscraper with a copper-colored dome. Only the eastern side rises to the full height of the building; the northern and southern sides rise in a staircase shape toward the east. The architects intended 300 North Meridian's design to echo the adjacent Chamber of Commerce building.[1][2] It was completed in 1989 and is currently the fifth-tallest building in the city.

300 North Meridian is primarily used for office space, although 9 of its floors are occupied by a parking garage.[1] Of the building's 509,582 square feet of space, only 347,551 square feet are usable by offices. As of February 2014, 17.5% of the usable office space is vacant,[3] and the building is owned by REI Real Estate Services. The building was valued at 39 million dollars in 2013.[4][5]

One of the main tenants of 300 North Meridian is the law firm Faegre Baker Daniels, known as Baker & Daniels at the time of construction. The group has a lobby and library on the 27th floor.[1][2]


After its construction, 300 North Meridian received several awards from architecture and engineering associations. Some are listed below.

  • 1989: Building Owners and Managers Association International's Urban Office Building of the Year Award [6]
  • 1990: American Concrete Institute, Outstanding Achievement in Concrete [6][7]


  1. ^ a b c Harlan, Rita W. (1994). Bodenhamer, David J.; Barrows, Robert G., eds. Encyclopedia of Indianapolis. Indiana University Press. p. 1336. 
  2. ^ a b "300 North Meridian". BOKA Powell, LLC. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Indianapolis Class A Downtown Skyline Report (February 2014)" (PDF). Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Report Options For Parcel# 1032304. IndyBiz Property Information. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  5. ^ Property Tax Search Result. Marion County Assessor. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  6. ^ a b "300 North Meridian - Indianapolis, Indiana." Browning Investments. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Awards". Arsee Engineers, Inc. Retrieved 4 August 2014.

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Coordinates: 39°46′17″N 86°9′30″W / 39.77139°N 86.15833°W / 39.77139; -86.15833