In the elaborate latticework of Indiana’s back roads, even a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece can hide.
Daniel S. Comiskey10 min read
Realty Check: What $550K Gets You in Brendonwood
Perhaps the best-designed area of the home, the sprawling office boasts high ceilings and expansive windows that make the gardens appear within reach.
Jonathan Scott1 min read
Street Savvy: Dorman Street
A hilly spot with a skyline view perfect for watching the Fourth of July fireworks over downtown, and the edge Flat 12 Bierwerks has on Sun King.
Megan Fernandez4 min read
Columbus, Indiana, Has a New Angle
The people of Columbus want to keep building. In the words of J. Irwin Miller, “Never play it safe. Take the big risk.”
Keith Roach2 min read
Wide Open Spaces
By taking the time to plan everything out during the pre-design phase, they were able to make use of items they already had and feel confident that the house would suit them perfectly once they moved in.
Julie Young6 min read
Peer Inside the Indy Zoo's New Animal House
“Orangutans are so patient and clever,” says Rob Shumaker, Indy Zoo VP. “They will never stop trying to disassemble their environment.”
Daniel S. Comiskey4 min read
Our Top 5 Photo Albums of 2013
Meet the Flockers—Indy’s urban chicken farmers—plus look back on Indy 500 Snake Pit hijinks, the State Fair food romp, and a pair of brew-drenched events.
IM Editors1 min read
Quick Q&A With Vess Ruhtenberg
On Oct. 4 at iMOCA, the local rockstar and architecture buff launched an exhibit of works by his grandfather Jan Ruhtenberg, a modernist designer. Here, a minimalist interview.
Kate Franzman1 min read
Landmark Cases: What's Next for Old City Hall
Downtown’s Old City Hall languishes, empty, as historical societies and city planners (and nearly everyone else) debate what to do with it. Here’s a look at some ideas that have already come and gone.
Sam Stall3 min read
Painting By Numbers: The State of the IMA
“What didn’t happen is enough people showing up to populate the structure we had built,” Venable says. But “Art is not for everybody,” says one IMA critic. “Art is for anybody, which is very different.”
Matt Gonzales18 min read
The Shopportunist: Art Deco Sale at Glendale Town Center
This collection of highly pedigreed architectural elements also represents Indy’s automotive history.
Megan Fernandez1 min read
Book Smart: Butler University's Irwin Library Turns 50
Irwin Library isn’t nearly as famous as it should be. Here’s a crash course on the unheralded landmark, which hits the half-century mark this month.
Matt Holden2 min read
Loved & Lost: The Life of Jan Ruhtenberg
At the very least, argues Vess Ruhtenberg, the chairs place his grandfather at the center of a pivotal moment in 20th-century architecture and design. And they bolster his case that Jan Ruhtenberg deserves wider recognition.
Megan Fernandez22 min read
The Pillar: Evans Woollen
People would drive out of their way to see an Evans Woollen house, says one longtime friend. “In the ’60s, that stuff wasn’t happening here.”
Megan Fernandez19 min read
Modern Family: The Miller Home
The only details left uncovered are the homeowners’ identities and the whereabouts of the house itself. The mystery location of the house did little to stem the tide of attention for it.