This material is presented for informational purposes only. Herron-Morton Place holds no liability for inaccuracies that may be contained herein. Individuals are urged to contact the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission for complete guidelines as may apply to your project.

  • Wood Siding
  • Masonry
  • Roofs & Roof Elements
  • Windows
  • Exterior Doors
  • Porches
  • Trim & Ornamentation
  • Paint Colors
  • These guidelines are intended to help individual property owners choose an appropriate approach to individual issues which arise when working on historic buildings.

    The approach chosen will depend on factors such as the budget, the eventual use of the building, and the owner’s personal objective. The guidelines are meant to indicate a range of alternative approaches which may differ depending on the overall approach chosen but which are, nevertheless, compatible with the character of Herron-Morton Place. Design standards and guidelines are not meant to restrict creativity but are meant to suggest appropriate approaches and to guard against unsympathetic actions. The rehabilitation of existing buildings in Herron-Morton Place is an important historic significance and character. This is especially true because most of the buildings have yet to be rehabilitated.

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