Library Of Congress
Library Of CongressPublic Domain ArchivePart of Not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress
Cole Motor Car Company Factory, 730 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County, IN

Cole Motor Car Company Factory, 730 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County, IN



Significance: In the early years of the Twentieth Century Indianapolis was one of several centers in the United States where automobiles were manufactured. The Cole Motor Car Company building is a good example of simple commercial architecture. The type of reinforced concrete principal load-bearing structure found in this building was in its first decade of general use in the United States.
Survey number: HABS IN-71
Building/structure dates: ca. 1911 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1967 Subsequent Work



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Cole, Joseph J


Indianapolis (Ind.)39.76755, -86.14416
Google Map of 39.7675455, -86.14415559999999


Library of Congress

Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted.

Library Of Congress

The objects in this archive are from Library of Congress - the nation’s first established cultural institution and the largest library in the world, with millions of items including books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library provides Congress, the federal government and the American people with a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge to inform, inspire and engage them and support their intellectual and creative endeavors.

Disclaimer: A work of the Library of Congress is "a work prepared by an officer or employee" of the federal government "as part of that person's official duties." In general, under section 105 of the Copyright Act, such works are not entitled to domestic copyright protection under U.S. law and are therefore in the public domain. This website is developed as a part of the world's largest public domain archive,, and not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress,

Developed by GetArchive, 2015-2020