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House of Crane Building, 124 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County, IN



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B&W Photos

HB469706
View Northwest, General Context Looking North Up Meridian St.

HB469707
View Northwest, South And East Facades

HB469708
View Northeast, West And South Facades

HB469709
View West, East Facade

HB469710
View West, East Facade Detail, Second And Third Stories South Half

HB469711
View West, East Facade Detail, Storefront, North Half

HB469712
View Northwest, General, First Floor

HB469713
View Southeast, General, First Floor, South Half

HB469714
View East, Looking Down Corridor, First Floor, North Half

HB469715
Detail, Wood Paneling And Stained Glass, First Floor, North Half

HB469716
View Southeast, Two-story Open Space First And Second Floors, North Half

HB469717
View East, Third Floor Open Loft, South Half

HB469718
View Northeast, Foundation And Post In Basement


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Item Title


Location
124 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IN-228
Significance: Built in 1866-67, the House of Crane Building was one of the original commercial structures erected to house wholesale businesses in Indianapolis' Wholesale District. Established during the Civil War, the Wholesale District served the city and central Indiana until after the Second World War as a source of wholesale products from clothing to groceries and cigars. The House of Crane is a contributing structure in the Indianapolis Union Station-Wholesale District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places on July 14, 1982.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW NORTHWEST, GENERAL CONTEXT LOOKING NORTH UP MERIDIAN ST.
2. VIEW NORTHWEST, SOUTH AND EAST FACADES
3. VIEW NORTHEAST, WEST AND SOUTH FACADES
4. VIEW WEST, EAST FACADE
5. VIEW WEST, EAST FACADE DETAIL, SECOND AND THIRD STORIES SOUTH HALF
6. VIEW WEST, EAST FACADE DETAIL, STOREFRONT, NORTH HALF
7. VIEW NORTHWEST, GENERAL, FIRST FLOOR
8. VIEW SOUTHEAST, GENERAL, FIRST FLOOR, SOUTH HALF
9. VIEW EAST, LOOKING DOWN CORRIDOR, FIRST FLOOR, NORTH HALF
10. DETAIL, WOOD PANELING AND STAINED GLASS, FIRST FLOOR, NORTH HALF
11. VIEW SOUTHEAST, TWO-STORY OPEN SPACE FIRST AND SECOND FLOORS, NORTH HALF
12. VIEW EAST, THIRD FLOOR OPEN LOFT, SOUTH HALF
13. VIEW NORTHEAST, FOUNDATION AND POST IN BASEMENT


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