Architecture

If you have never visited, you should stop by and see the magnificent building. For students and lovers of architecture, it is striking work.

Original Rendering 1927
Original Rendering 1927

The Late Gothic Revival building was designed by Samuel Hannaford and Sons and constructed in 1928–1929 by Morrow and Morrow. It is constructed of Indiana limestone and has a cruciform plan. It features and engaged five-story tower.

Gothic Revival

The Gothic style dictated the use of structural members in compression, leading to tall, buttressed buildings with interior columns of load-bearing masonry and tall, narrow windows.

Gothic Revival
Gothic Revival

Completed in 1929

The number of new Gothic Revival buildings declined sharply after the 1930s.

1927-1929
1927-1929

English Influence

Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.

English Influence
English Influence