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Woodruff Place, East, West, & Middle Drives, Indianapolis, Marion County, IN

Woodruff Place, East, West, & Middle Drives, Indianapolis, Marion County, IN

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Summary

Significance: Woodruff Place was platted as a residential area in 1872. It is an early example of city planning designed to bring beauty into a residential area by means of landscaped esplanades, cast iron statuary and fountains, and regulated set backs. It continues to function today as a residential area with no commercial structures.
Survey number: HABS IN-67
Building/structure dates: ca. 1872 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1872 Subsequent Work

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Woodruff, James O
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Location

Indianapolis (Ind.)39.77781, -86.12847
Google Map of 39.777814, -86.128466
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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