Shortridge--Meridian Street Apartments Historic District (NRIS 00000195)

Address: Roughly bet. 34th and 38th Sts., along N. Meridian and N. Pennsylvania Sts., Indianapolis, Indiana. County/parish: Marion.

136 contributing buildings.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places March 15, 2000.

From Wikipedia:

Shortridge–Meridian Street Apartments Historic District
Shortridge–Meridian Street Apartments Historic District is a national historic district located at Indianapolis, Indiana. The district encompasses 136 contributing buildings in a predominantly residential section of Indianapolis. It was developed between about 1900 and 1951, and includes representative examples of Colonial Revival, Classical Revival, Late Gothic Revival, Mission Revival, Renaissance Revival, Bungalow / American Craftsman, and Art Deco style architecture. Located in the district is the separately listed Shortridge High School. Other notable buildings include the Vernon Court Apartments (1928), Fronenac Apartments (1951), Biltmore Apartments (1927), Meridian Apartments (1929), New Yorker Apartments (1917), Howland Manor (1929), Powell-Evans House (1911), Harms House (1906), Dorchester Apartments (1921), and Martin Manor Apartments (1916).It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000. (read more...)


  • Dietz, H. Ziegler, et al.
  • George and Zimmerman

Architectural styles:

  • Classical Revival
  • Colonial Revival

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