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  1. KorbenDallas

    1888-92 Obelisk: Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Indianapolis, Indiana

    That's pretty monumental - 285 feet tall. Some interesting construction info is here. Apparently they started building it in 1888. The obelisk was completed by 1892, and the entire thing by 1901. This thing just does not look like we would do something like that. IMO. It was designed by German...
  2. KorbenDallas

    The Tomlinson Hall Catacombs, Indianapolis, USA

    Hidden below the Indianapolis City Market is 20,000 square feet of catacombs - a space that qualifies as both a ruin and redevelopment opportunity. They’re what remains of Tomlinson Hall, an imposing public building whose main hall seated 3,500 people. Dietrich Bohlen designed the hall in 1886...
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