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Hobart First United Methodist Church
A Mission Inspired by History
News, Rehabs & Renovations, Sacred Places

Guided by our Sacred Places Indiana program, the congregation of Hobart First United Methodist Church turned to its historic building for inspiration in renewing its commitment to community service.

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Reclaiming a Beloved Bungalow
Rehabs & Renovations, Saved

A for sale sign drew in old house lovers Jeff Been and Eric Graninger, who saw preserving a charming bungalow on East Monroe Street as essential to keeping Delphi’s historic fabric intact.

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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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Seiberling Mansion, Kokomo
Take It from the Top: Replacing a 125-Year-Old Roof
News, Rehabs & Renovations

After more than a century, the original slate roof at Kokomo’s Seiberling Mansion was far beyond its useful life, and chronic leaks would spell disaster for the spectacular house.

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Cole Porter Birthplace, Peru, Indiana
You Could Own Cole Porter’s Birthplace
News, Rehabs & Renovations

The restored childhood home of one of America’s most beloved twentieth-century songwriters is for sale in Peru, Indiana. Could it be the one for you?

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Ingram Bungalow, Valparaiso
A Family Affair with Bungalows
Rehabs & Renovations

After years of admiring a brick bungalow in Valparaiso, Steve and Patricia Ingram can finally call the historic home their own. But that’s only half of the story.

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Reversing Blight in a Historic Neighborhood
News, Rehabs & Renovations

Rehab of a home on Evansville’s Washington Avenue highlights rejuvenation in a historic neighborhood previously plagued by demolition and neglect.

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Bedford Depot
On the Right Track
Rehabs & Renovations

Using grants from the state’s Stellar Communities program, Bedford moved its 1899 depot downtown for use as a welcome center, museum, and trail head.

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McGuire House, Richmond
Couple Captivated by House on Millionaire’s Row
News, Rehabs & Renovations

After a $200,000 renovation by Richmond Neighborhood Restoration, the McGuire Mansion is in the hands of new owners, a match that seems designed by providence.

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