Washington Street–Monument Circle Historic District

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Washington Street–Monument Circle Historic District
Washington Street in downtown Indianapolis.jpg
Washington Street in downtown Indianapolis, January 2010
Washington Street–Monument Circle Historic District is located in Indianapolis
Washington Street–Monument Circle Historic District
Washington Street–Monument Circle Historic District is located in Indianapolis
Washington Street–Monument Circle Historic District
Washington Street–Monument Circle Historic District is located in Indiana
Washington Street–Monument Circle Historic District
Washington Street–Monument Circle Historic District is located in the United States
Washington Street–Monument Circle Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by Delaware, Ohio, Capitol, and W. Maryland Sts., Indianapolis, Indiana
Coordinates39°46′04″N 86°09′29″W / 39.76778°N 86.15806°W / 39.76778; -86.15806Coordinates: 39°46′04″N 86°09′29″W / 39.76778°N 86.15806°W / 39.76778; -86.15806
Area31.1 acres (12.6 ha)
Built1852 (1852)
ArchitectRubush & Hunter; Vonnegut & Bohn
Architectural styleMid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
NRHP reference #97001179[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 26, 1997

Washington Street–Monument Circle Historic District is a national historic district located at Indianapolis, Indiana. The district encompasses 40 contributing buildings and 2 contributing structures in the central business district of Indianapolis centered on Monument Circle. It developed between about 1852 and 1946, and includes representative examples of Italianate, Greek Revival, and Art Deco style architecture. Eighteen of the contributing buildings are individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Other notable buildings include the L.S. Ayres & Co. Department Store (1905 and later), Kahn Tailoring Company Building (1915), Hannaman and Duzan Building (1852), Odd Fellows Building (1907–1908), Hotel Harrison (1927–1928), Guaranty Building (1922–1923), Circle Tower (1929–1930), Consolidated Building (1909), and Turner Building and Savings Association (1941).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  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 William L. Selm (November 1996). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Washington Street–Monument Circle Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01. and Accompanying photographs