Foster Hall (Indianapolis, Indiana)

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Foster Hall
Foster Hall at Park Tudor School.jpg
Foster Hall at Park Tudor School
Foster Hall (Indianapolis, Indiana) is located in Indiana
Foster Hall (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Foster Hall (Indianapolis, Indiana) is located in the US
Foster Hall (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Location 7200 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, Indiana
Coordinates 39°53′19″N 86°8′51″W / 39.88861°N 86.14750°W / 39.88861; -86.14750Coordinates: 39°53′19″N 86°8′51″W / 39.88861°N 86.14750°W / 39.88861; -86.14750
Area less than one acre
Built 1927 (1927)
Architect Daggett, Robert Frost;
Architectural style Tudor Revival
NRHP reference # 05001364[1]
Added to NRHP December 6, 2005

Foster Hall, also known as Melodeon Hall, is located on the campus of Park Tudor School at 7200 N. College Ave. in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Tudor Revival style building was designed by Robert Frost Daggett and built in 1927. It is a 1 1/2-story, stone building with a steeply pitched slate gable roof with seven gables. It features leaded glass windows and sits on a raise basement. It was built for Josiah K. Lilly, Sr. (1861-1948) to house his collection of Stephen Foster materials and serves the community as a reception, concert, and meeting facility.[2]:5

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-08-01.  Note: This includes Susan Fletcher (May 2005). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Foster Hall" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01.  and Accompanying photographs