Architecture in Indianapolis, 1880-1920

Illustrated talk explores decades of design evolution in the capital city.

Monday, November 8, 2021

At Indiana Landmarks Center, 1201 Central Avenue, Indianapolis and Online
6-7 p.m. EST; Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Join architectural historian Dr. James Glass for a pictorial journey through Indianapolis architecture from 1880-1920. Glass’s illustrated presentation will take attendees through decades of design evolution stimulated by developments in transportation, from the late nineteenth-century steam railroad era, to the advent of the automobile.

Based on a forthcoming book by Glass about the first century of Indianapolis architecture, “Architecture in Indianapolis, 1880-1920,” is an official event of the Indianapolis Bicentennial.

Make your reservation online using the form below, by visiting, or by calling 317-639-4534.

Face coverings over the mouth and nose are required for attendees while at Indiana Landmarks Center. Directives are subject to change in accordance with local and national health guidelines and will be communicated with attendees before the event.

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