The House Life Project is located at 804 Eastern Ave. in the St. Clair Place neighborhood on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis. If you care about inner-city Indianapolis, you may want to stop by tomorrow 5-8pm for the weekly Social Hour to meet the artists who have been working in this house. Continue reading →
As far as I can tell, the Buhl Building seems to be considered one of Detroit’s lesser architectural gems, which is a shame because it’s gorgeous in its own right. Designed by Wirt C. Rowland, it’s located at 535 Griswold St., practically rubbing elbows with the Penobscot Building and the Guardian Building, both also designed by Rowland. Continue reading →
A recent real estate listing for a flipped house in the tragically hip Fountain Square neighborhood of Indianapolis. I’m kidding — Fountain Square is genuinely cool, but the Williamsburg comparison does it no favors. Let’s get rid of this chip on the shoulder, shall we?
Located at 17 East Monroe St. in downtown Chicago, the Palmer House is a hotel designed by prominent local architecture firm Holabird & Roche. When it opened in 1925, it was touted as the largest hotel in the world. Continue reading →
It’s a bit strange to hear that the tiny house trend is hitting Midwestern cities, but it probably makes sense in a place like Portland. In this clip, Kumail Nanjiani tours one on the IFC show Portlandia. Enjoy!