Test Building

54 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, Indiana

The city's first parking garage and one of the earliest in Indiana

Photos 

Overview Looking Southwest

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in September 2016

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Street View 

Description 

Probably named for Charles Edward Test, former president of the National Motor Vehicle Company of Indianapolis. The Test Building was proposed and built by his heirs.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 16, 1983
Reference number
83000138
Areas of significance
Transportation; Architecture; Communications
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Road-related; Communications facility; Government office; Business
Current functions
Road-related; Business
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant year
1925

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • September 19, 2016: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated status and added photos

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • National Register database - Reference number 83000138