City Sights

Where Indianapolis - - The Guide -

CITY MAR­KET A down­town landm ark, this pub­lic space opened in 1886 as a meat and pro­duce mar­ket, and has al­ways served as a com m unity gath­er­ing place. Now, ev­ery­thing from sum m er squash and or­ganic tamales to gourm et vine­gar and scrump­tious scones can be found. Tom­lin­son Tap Room , up­stairs,is a one-stop bar­for sam pling lo­cal beers. Main mar­ket house is open M-F 7 am -9 pm , Sa 8 am -9 pm; hours ofind­i­vid­u­al­ven­dors vary. ww w.in­dycm .com . 222 E. Mar­ket St.,317.634.9266. Map 1-5D FIFTH TH IRD BANK SCULP­TURE WALK The Univer­sity ofIn­di­anapo­lis cam pus boasts th­is­free out­door “ex­hi­bi­tion” giv­ing vis­i­tors ac­cess to 23 large-scale works of pub­lic art. See piecesin­clud­ing “Big Red Prop Flower” by Jen­nifer M eyer, “Sol y Som bra” by Bernie Car­reno, and “Totem ” by Dee Schaad. www.uindy.edu/arts/where. 1400 E. Hanna Ave., 317.788.3251. Map 2-6C SCO TTISH RITE CATHED RAL The largest build­ing in the world de­voted to Freem asonry,this neo-gothic cathe­dral and its 54-bell­car­il­lon from the m id-1920s are listed on the Na­tional Reg­is­ter of His­toric Places. Free tours Tu-F 10 am -2 pm , and third Sa of each m onth. Trivia for starters: ev­ery mea­sure­mentin its ar­chi­tec­ture is di­vis­i­ble by 3,rep­re­sent­ing the three de­grees of Freem asonry. ww w.aasr-indy.org.650 N. Merid­ian St., 317.262.3100. Map 1-3C SOL­DIERS’& SAILO R S’ MO N U M EN T The star of Cir­cle City’s eponym ous cir­cle,the Sol­diers & Sailors Monum ent pays trib­ute to the Hoosiers who served in wars­from the Am er­i­can Revo­lu­tion to the Span­ish-Am er­i­can War. M ade oflo­cal­lim es­tone,it stands 284 feet­tall, and houses an ob­ser­va­tory atits top with 360-de­gree views. Also check out­the Colonel EliLilly Civil War M useum atits base. Open F-Su 10:30 am -5:30 pm . ww w.in.gov/iwm /2335. htm . Monum ent Cir­cle. Map 1-5C

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