Washington Street-Monument Circle Historic District

Roughly bounded by Delaware, Ohio, Capitol, and W. Maryland Sts., Indianapolis, Indiana


State Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Photo taken by Michael Miller in April 2016

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 26, 1997
Reference number
NR name
Washington Street--Monument Circle Historic District
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival; Victorian; American Movement
Areas of significance
Commerce; Community Planning and Development; Entertainment/Recreation; Religion; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Business; Financial institution; Department store; Clubhouse; Religious structure; Single dwelling
Current functions
Business; Department store; Clubhouse; Religious structure; Theater
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant year
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 40
Contributing structures: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 27

Update Log 

  • November 28, 2016: New photos from Michael Miller
  • July 14, 2016: Photo imported by Michael Miller

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