Northern Regional Office

South Bend

Helping neighbors save buildings and other places that matter in Cass, DeKalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, LaGrange, La Porte, Marshall, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, White, and Whitley counties.

Kizer House, South Bend
Office Details
801 West Washington St. South Bend, IN 46601 574-232-4534 north@indianalandmarks.org
Staff
Todd Zeiger, Director tzeiger@indianalandmarks.org Brad Miller, Community Preservation Specialist bmiller@indianalandmarks.org
Northern Regional Territory

Where We're Located

Over the past three decades, Indiana Landmarks has engaged in serial restoration of buildings in South Bend to house our Northern Regional Office. We’ve embarked on the next one in the series, a prominent South Bend landmark at the corner of West Washington and Chapin streets.

Constructed c.1888, the Kizer House offers more space than we need for our office alone, so we expect to create offices for other nonprofits or businesses in the spacious Romanesque style home often likened to a castle.

William L. Kizer was an investor in real estate, insurance, railroads, timber, and patent medicine. He also was active in the Lincoln Highway Association. He and his partner Jacob Woolverton’s investments helped South Bend grow into an industrial powerhouse during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

We’ve moved our office into the carriage house while we continue renovation at the main house and hunt for partners or tenants.

The Northern Regional Office serves 15 counties, working with individuals and groups to save historic places and offering restoration advice.

Recent News
Brad Miller, Indiana Landmarks
Introducing a New Director at Our Gary Office
News

After a year in our Northern Regional Office in South Bend, Brad Miller becomes director of Indiana Landmarks’ Northwest Field Office in Gary.

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