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
St. Mark Zion Church, East Chicago
East Chicago Church Captures Unique Architectural Vision
African American Landmarks, News

Wendell Campbell’s pioneering career helped pave the path for other minority architects.

Historic farms sought for rural preservation award
Press Releases, Rural Preservation

Nominations for 2023 John Arnold Award for Rural Preservation are due May 1.

Upcoming Events
Friday, May 5, 2023
Logs to Lustrons Talk 2023

From its natural beauty to its intriguing history, there’s a lot to love about Indiana Dunes National Park. Get to know the area better at a program on May 5, preceding our Logs to Lustrons tour on May 6.

Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, 1215 N. State Road 49, Porter
Saturday, May 6, 2023
Logs to Lustrons Tour 2023

Explore a century of architecture in the Indiana Dunes on a tour visiting 16 historic sites.

Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, 1215 N. State Road 49, Porter
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