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The Struggle to Save Sacred Spaces
Endangered Places, News, Sacred Places

Indiana Landmarks is working with residents and parishioners in Whiting to avert demolition and save two historic churches for a new purpose.

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Alhambra Theatre, Evansville
Holding on to Hope for Evansville’s Alhambra
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Almost 50 years after its closing, Evansville’s Alhambra Theatre still presents a reuse conundrum, but new owners with a personal connection to the area hope to find a way to make the building a neighborhood asset.

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Speakman House, Rising Sun
New Owner Steps Forward to Rescue Endangered House
News, Saved

After a stint on our 10 Most Endangered list, one of Indiana’s great historic houses is headed toward salvation. A new owner plans to revive Ohio County’s Speakman House, a Greek Revival standout.

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Gospel Street Bridge, Paoli
Crowd Cheers as Damaged Paoli Bridge Reopens
News, Rehabs & Renovations

Despite frigid January temperatures, nearly three dozen bridge enthusiasts and a host of media braved the cold to celebrate reopening of Paoli’s historic 1880 Gospel Street Bridge on January 3.

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Studebaker Fountain, South Bend
South Bend Revives Studebaker Electric Fountain
Indiana Automotive Landmarks, News

Volunteers track down a beloved fountain, removed from South Bend’s Howard Park decades ago and mostly lost to memory, and launch a campaign to have it restored and reinstalled.

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Katie and Thomas Wicker, Chapin House, South Bend
Marrying People with Places
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Sometimes we’re architectural match-makers, connecting people and properties we think could make beautiful music together, like a young couple from South Bend and a house that needed some TLC.

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Kankakee Bridge, Kouts
Steel Spans Hold Place of Pride
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Two historic steel bridges over the Kankakee River remain popular icons, and inspire enduring legend, in Porter County.

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IORM Building, Spencer
Spencer Pride Plans Expansion in Historic Building
News, Rehabs & Renovations

The historic IORM building will soon return to its early role as a hub of activity on Spencer’s courthouse square, thanks to its new owner, Spencer Pride.

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Rockport, Indiana
Rockport Leverages Preservation for Economic Development
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Once restoration is complete, Rockport officials hope an 1870 commercial building on Main Street will serve as an anchor for downtown revitalization.

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