The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site on the Old Northside has officially unveiled its $6 million upgrades with a ribbon cutting, tours of the house and jazz music.
Good bones, new life: Elkhart attorney honored for restoring, preserving historic Indiana structures
Tim Shelly, a partner at Warrick & Boyn LLP, has been characterized as a leader in Indiana historic preservation circles for years due to his devotion to revitalizing his local and state communities.Read More
A clock that’s told the time since the early 1900s from its perch atop a northern Indiana courthouse is getting a full overhaul ahead of its 150th birthday.
Organizers are still trying to raise $30,000 for the new clock tower atop the courthouse in Crawfordsville.
Blake Eckelbarger joins his grandfather and great-grandfather as keepers of the Elkhart County Courthouse clock — a step back in time for a man whose day job is a DJ.
Employees who work at Madison County’s government building in Anderson are moving to temporary offices while crews prepare to remove asbestos from the building.
The estate of a woman who died this year has donated $300,000 toward maintaining a historic Fort Wayne courthouse.
After spending nearly a century adorning the apex of the courthouse ceiling, the stained-glass panels had begun to suffer from a phenomenon known as deflection. The condition results from gravity invisibly acting on the lead holding the glass in place.
Southeastern Indiana officials say structural repairs planned for a courthouse clock tower will be made with care to avoid damaging the iconic tree growing from its roof.
The Birch Bayh Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse has received national recognition for a refurbishment project that ushered the infrastructure of the 100-year-old building into the 21st century while preserving the structure’s distinguished spirit.
Hamilton County officials have started discussing the future of their historic courthouse as plans progress to expand the newer judicial center across the street—and the ideas range from a co-working space to a voting center.
At one of the state’s most-visited tourist crossroads stands a courthouse at a crossroads of its own.
Nearly every county seat in Indiana could benefit from a bill promoting historic courthouse renovation and maintenance projects. Only problem is, when lawmakers passed the legislation through the Senate they stripped out the money for it.
The greening – literally – of the rooftop of the Indianapolis federal courthouse is part of a $66.8 million upgrade of the building with funds coming from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Work on the roof along with additional upgrades to increase the energy efficiency of the facility as well as to improve the public safety system began in December 2009 and was substantially complete on Aug. 27, 2012, according to the U.S. General Services Administration.
A fire in May 2009 displaced the courts and government offices. After more than two years, they were able to move back into the courthouse.
As part of the Evansville Bar Association’s activities to commemorate its 100th anniversary, which will take place as part of their Law Day celebration in April 2011, the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation and the EBA announced today they will collaborate on a video of the last 100 years of the legal community in southwestern Indiana.
Major fires disrupted and displaced attorneys last year in two different cities in southern Indiana. While neither of the original structures are near completion, life is more or less back to normal in Madison and Columbus.
The Indiana Supreme Court granted emergency relief Thursday to Jefferson County courts pursuant to Administrative Rule 17. Jefferson County trial courts and clerk filed the petition with the high court following a fire that severely damaged the courthouse in Madison.
Gov. Mitch Daniels and Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard have selected the members of the Courthouse Preservation Advisory Commission. The commission will advise county officials on caring for Indiana's historic courthouses and provide recommendations on how they can be preserved.