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Terre Haute House Hotel

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Identification

Terre Haute House Hotel
129274

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Structure in General

low-rise building
demolished [destroyed]
concrete
renaissance revival

Usages

hotel

Facts

  • Though it is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the building was demolished since a developer could not be found to restore it. It was also listed on the "Ten Most Endangered List" by the Indiana Historic Landmarks Foundation.
  • Demolition began on Saturday, November 5th, 2005 and was completed on Wednesday, December 28, 2005.
  • The property was replaced with the Hilton Garden Inn Terre Haute House.
  • Fire Insurance Maps indicate this building was 114 feet to the base of the hipped roof.
  • It replaced the original Terre Haute House Hotel which previously stood on this site.
  • The Terre Haute House was once the city's leading hotel, the social center of the community, and a symbol of the downtown.
  • Vacant for 30 years, this was an important part of the city's landscape and consciousness. Unfortunately, recent proposals for reuse were not realized and the buildinghas since been demolished.

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Location

700-716 Wabash Avenue, 1-15 North 7th Street
North 7th Street and Wabash Avenue, NE Corner
47807
Terre Haute
Indiana
U.S.A.

Technical Data

121.55 ft
10
1927
1928
1936
2005
3

Involved Companies

William Earl Russ

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Features & Amenities

  • National landmark
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