Created as a tribute to Hoosier war heroes who died in pre-World War I conflicts, the Soldiers and Sailors Monument stands 284 feet, 6 inches tall - just 15 feet shorter than the Statue of Liberty. A glass-enclosed balcony at the 230-foot mark is a splendid perch for looking out on the city.
Union Station, (1888)Indianapolis' Romanesque Revival railroad station, was the first in the nation to house three railroad companies under one roof - hence the name "Union" Station.
The Indianapolis Gas Company built the city's first steel-frame skyscraper:The Majestic Building (1896). The 10-story building is in the Romanesque Revival style. It now houses offices and a restaurant.
Billed as the finest movie palace west of Manhattan, Circle Theatre was a favorite venue of performers for many decades. During 1982-84, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra renovated the building, making it the orchestra’s home.
A Spanish Baroque facility is home to the Indiana Repertory Theatre (1928).
Formerly the Big Four Railroad Building/Chesapeake Building (1930), this art deco building was the height of architectural fashion with its glazed terra cotta ornamentation. It's now the Hampton Inn.
Circle Centre's (1995)exterior incorporates the facades of eight landmark buildings. Two other classic facades and nine entire historic buildings are part of the mall. Further, the Indianapolis Artsgarden connects Circle Centre to Wholesale District hotels, attractions and convention sites.