Test Building, Indianapolis

Test Building, Indianapolis

Located on Monument Circle, the Test Building is a splendid example of 1920’s architectural design. It is a nine-story, reinforced concrete structure with 12-inch thick brick and clay tile curtain walls. Its noble facade, designed in a neoclassical style, utilizes Indiana limestone. Originally a six-story construction, three more floors were added. The third level of this Indianapolis landmark is decorated with stone panels created by Alexander Sangernebo.

The mixed-use building housed the city's earliest large parking garages. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

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Test Building on Map

Sight Name: Test Building
Sight Location: Indianapolis, USA (See walking tours in Indianapolis)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Indianapolis, Indiana

Create Your Own Walk in Indianapolis

Create Your Own Walk in Indianapolis

Creating your own self-guided walk in Indianapolis is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Architectural Jewels

Architectural Jewels

Indianapolis contains many unique constructions throughout the city that gives it an inimitable identity. Some of its best buildings are located along the diagonal avenues coming from Mile Square, according to the city plan laid out in 1821 by Scotland born architect Alexander Ralston who was also a co-architect of the city plan of Washington D.C. Many of the buildings are registered on the...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 Km or 2.9 Miles
Indianapolis Introduction Walking Tour

Indianapolis Introduction Walking Tour

Indianapolis, also known as Indy, is the Indiana state capital, as well as the Marion County seat and Indiana's largest city. The Indigenous people had lived in the area as far back as 10,000 BC. In 1818, the local tribes relinquished their trabal land in the Treaty of St. Mary's. The city of Indianapolis was found in 1821.

Most of the city's early settlers were descendants of...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 Km or 2.8 Miles
Historical Churches Walking Tour

Historical Churches Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 Km or 1.7 Miles