Gary-Miller Beach

Northwest Field Office

Helping neighbors save buildings and other places that matter in Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, and White counties.

Indiana Landmarks Northwest Field Office
Office Details
541 South Lake Street Gary, IN 46403 219-947-2657
Blake Swihart, Director

Where We're Located

Our field office occupies the 1928 Illinois Bell Telephone building in downtown Miller Beach, a historic area annexed by Gary in 1918. Check out the Nelson Algren mini-park adjacent to our office.

The Northwest Field Office serves five counties, working with individuals and groups to save historic places and offering restoration advice.

Recent News
Low Cemetery Underground Railroad marker
Tracing the Underground Railroad in Northwest Indiana
African American Landmarks, News

Indiana Landmarks is partnering with local history groups and regional organizations to identify Underground Railroad sites in The Region.

Celebrating Progress at Gary’s Geter Means House
Endangered Places, News

Exterior rehabilitation is underway at historic residence of notable Black home builder

Upcoming Events
Friday, September 29, 2023
SOLD OUT: Century of Progress Talk 2023

Speakers discuss the 1933 Century of Progress World’s Fair and its impact on architectural innovation in the twentieth century.

Indiana Dunes National Park Visitor Center, 1215 N. State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304
Saturday, September 30, 2023
SOLD OUT: Century of Progress Home Tour 2023

Visit five homes featured at the 1933 “Century of Progress” Chicago World’s Fair, relocated to the Indiana shore of Lake Michigan.

Indiana Dunes Visitors Center, 1215 N State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304
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