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News, Rural Preservation

For preserving their historic farmstead in Lawrence County, Ann and Stan Armstrong won the 2018 John Arnold Award for Rural Preservation from Indiana Landmarks and Indiana Farm Bureau.

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Allen Chapel Terre Haute
African American Landmarks, News, Sacred Places

Friends of Historic Allen Chapel formed in 1997 to save Terre Haute’s oldest African American church. More than two decades later, the work is nearly done.

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Capers Emporium, New Harmony
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Following a two-year restoration, a new kitchen store opens in New Harmony’s historic Odd Fellows building — a formerly distressed building in the heart of downtown.

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Cone House, North Vernon
News, Saved

North Vernon’s historic Cone House was on the docket for demo before Indiana Landmarks orchestrated an 11th-hour save.

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Downtown Wabash
News

Wabash has long been a forward-looking city, and its thriving downtown shows the power of using preservation to fight decline.

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Roosevelt High School, Gary
News

A proposed National Heritage Area would boost preservation efforts on both sides of the Indiana-Illinois state border.

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Ligonier Temple for sale
News, Sacred Places

Most recently used as a museum, the Ahavas Shalom Reform Temple on Ligonier’s Main Street is for sale, with potential as a great home or office.

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Riverside High School
News, Tours

On September 13, teachers, students, and dignitaries crowded the gym of the Heslar Naval Armory on Indianapolis’s northwest side to celebrate the building’s opening as Riverside High School.

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Roberts School, Indianapolis
News, Saved

Preservation advocates struggled to find a viable reuse for Indianapolis’s landmark Roberts School for more than a decade before its successful transformation into market-rate apartments, opening this August.

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