Site Maintenance - October 31
Our web site will be unavailable from 6:00pm until 8:00pm Friday, October 31, while we perform scheduled network maintenance.

Staff In-Service Day
All Indianapolis Public Library locations will be closed on Tuesday, November 11 for the annual Staff In-Service Day.

House History

Resources for researching the history of a house, with a link to a tutorial for beginners.

Web Sites

Online Databases

Indianapolis Star Archive
Complete full-text coverage from the Indianapolis Star back to 1999, including obituaries but excluding paid advertisements and free-lance writers.

Related Guides

Organization Links

Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology
402 W. Washington St, W274
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2739

Indiana Landmarks
1201 Central Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission
City-County Bldg #2060
200 E. Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Indiana Historical Society Library
450 W. Ohio St
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Indiana State Library
140 N. Senate Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-232-3689 (Genealogy Division)
317-232-3670 (Indiana Division)

Marion County Recorder
City-County Bldg. #721
200 E. Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Library Materials

American House Styles A Concise Guide

American House Styles A Concise Guide
Baker, John Milnes
728.37 BAK