Butler Fieldhouse

Also known as: Butler Fieldhouse National Historic Landmark, Hinkle Fieldhou
Butler University campus, 49th St., and Boulevard Pl., Indianapolis, Indiana


Street View 


This is the oldest of the major college basketball fieldhouses and still the largest at a private institution. Its large size helped transform college basketball in the late 1920s and 1930s. It was long the location of the Indiana State High School Tournament, one of the most active and well-known such tournaments in the country. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, February 27, 1987

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1983
Reference number
Areas of significance
Entertainment/Recreation; Architecture
Levels of significance
National; State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
Sport facility
Current function
Sport facility
Periods of significance
1950-1974; 1975-2000; 1925-1949
Significant years
1927; 1928

Update Log 

  • October 25, 2010: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger