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James Whitcomb Riley House, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County, IN



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B&W Photos

HB461328
Exterior View Looking East Toward Park Street

HB461329
South Elevation

HB461330
South (front) Facade

HB461331
South (front) Facade

HB461332
West Side

HB461333
South (front) Facade From Southeast

HB461334
Detail Of Porch Balustrade

HB461335
Living Room, Northeast Corner, First Floor, From South

HB461336
Library

HB461337
South Sitting Room/library, First Floor, From North

HB461338
Dining Room

HB461339
Dining Room, First Floor, From West

HB461340
James Whitcomb Riley's Bedroom

HB461341
Holstein's Bedroom From South

HB461342
Detail Of Gas Fixture In Holstein's Bedroom

HB461343
Bathroom, Second Floor, From South


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Item Title


Location
528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IN-51
Building/structure dates: 1872 initial construction
National Register Number: 66000799
Significance: The James Whitcomb Riley House was built in 1872 for John R. Nickum. Riley was not the owner of the house; however, he lived in it for about the last twenty-three years of his life as a paying guest of Major and Mrs. Charles L. Holstein. Riley wrote many of his later works at the Lockerbie address.

Related Names
Holstein, Charles


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EXTERIOR VIEW LOOKING EAST TOWARD PARK STREET
2. SOUTH ELEVATION
3. SOUTH (FRONT) FACADE
4. SOUTH (FRONT) FACADE
5. WEST SIDE
6. SOUTH (FRONT) FACADE FROM SOUTHEAST
7. DETAIL OF PORCH BALUSTRADE
9. LIVING ROOM, NORTHEAST CORNER, FIRST FLOOR, FROM SOUTH
10. LIBRARY
11. SOUTH SITTING ROOM/LIBRARY, FIRST FLOOR, FROM NORTH
12. DINING ROOM
13. DINING ROOM, FIRST FLOOR, FROM WEST
14. JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY'S BEDROOM
15. HOLSTEIN'S BEDROOM FROM SOUTH
16. DETAIL OF GAS FIXTURE IN HOLSTEIN'S BEDROOM
17. BATHROOM, SECOND FLOOR, FROM SOUTH


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