Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

5-1993

Description

The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ monument was designed by Bruno Schmitz, a German architect, for the city of Indianapolis. The building houses a basement Civil War Museum. There is an observation deck at the top that can be reached by climbing 330 stairs, or elevator. Located in Monument Circle, the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument is surrounded by retail shops.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soldiers'_and_Sailors'_Monument_(Indianapolis) http://www.indydt.com/COLeventinfo.cfm

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Dates

1858-1916

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Building Type

Public sculpture

Building Style

Neoclassical

Subject Headings

Architecture -- Memorials -- War memorials;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Indiana

City Name

Indianapolis

Keywords

architecture, American; neoclassicism; Bruno Schmitz; Monument Circle; Indianapolis, Indiana; public architecture; monuments;

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