Lockerbie Square – The Birthplace of Historic Preservation in Indianapolis



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In honor of its 50th Anniversary, the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission (IHPC) will host a lecture on the evolution of historic preservation in Indy followed by a tour of three homes in its first designated historic district, Lockerbie Square. Dr. James Glass kicks off the day with a fascinating lecture on how historic preservation evolved in Indianapolis to where we are today. The lecture will be followed by a walking tour of Lockerbie Square led by some of the early Lockerbie Square urban pioneers. A trio of homes will be open and the event will conclude with refreshments in the Lockerbie Glove building which was the first industrial building reused for residential in Indianapolis. The James Whitcomb Riley Home will be open from noon to 4:00 pm on the 9th at no charge to anyone attending this event. Registration is limited to 80 registrants.Tickets are $15. For more information or tickets go to Eventbrite.

Volunteers are also needed for this event. The attached flyer has more info. IHPC_50th_Anniversary_Talk_and_Tour_Lockerbie_Sept_9_2017.pdf