Indiana Landmarks News

Endangered Places

Finding Solutions for White Elephants
Endangered Places, Rehabs & Renovations, Saved

When a landmark gets the white elephant label, the word demolition usually surfaces. Indiana Landmarks tries to save these historic structures, helping to identify new purposes and imaginative developers.

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Newkirk Mansion, Connersville
Endangered Newkirk Mansion Saved!
Endangered Places, News, Saved

It’s one of the Indiana’s most architecturally distinctive homes, and after decades of neglect Connersville’s Newkirk Mansion is back in the hands of owners who cherish it.

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Ford Plant Indianapolis
A New Future for an Indianapolis Automotive Landmark
Endangered Places, Indiana Automotive Landmarks, News, Saved, Tours

The long vacant 1914 Ford Motor Company Plant in Indianapolis passes to new ownership this month, ensuring a sustainable future for an important automotive landmark.

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Newkirk mansion Connersville
Historic Connersville Home Needs a Hero
Endangered Places, News

The Newkirk Mansion dazzles atop a hill overlooking Connersville. Without a new owner and an aggressive restoration plan, however, the house could become another loss.

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1956 Green Book
Road Tripping in the Era of the Green Book
African American Landmarks, Endangered Places, Indiana Automotive Landmarks

Victor Hugo Green, Harlem postal worker turned travel agent, published the Negro Motorist Green Book from 1936-1967. The guide recommended businesses and attractions around the country, including sites in Indiana, that would be friendly to African American travelers.

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Threat Escalates for Jeffersonville Landmark
Endangered Places, News

Indiana Landmarks seeks a solution for the declining Masonic temple built in 1926, now under threat of demolition.

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Koerner Block, Birdseye
Volunteers Launch Campaign to Save Koerner Block
Endangered Places, News

A coalition of Birdseye and Dubois County residents have joined with Indiana Landmarks to try to raise $35,000 to stabilize the partially collapsed Koerner Block.

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Montgomery House for sale, Paoli
Hoping for a Buyer Who Can Make the Save
Endangered Places, News

We hope to save a threatened landmark home in Paoli by marketing it to a preservation-minded buyer.

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Medora Brick Company, IN
Clearing the Way to Reuse at Medora Brick Company
Endangered Places, News

Volunteer cleanup marks the start of renewed efforts to preserve and find a new use for the Medora Brick Company in Jackson County.

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