1601 North Pennsylvania Street - The Piccadilly Building

Herron-Morton Place Neighborhood

1601 North Pennsylvania Street - The Piccadilly Building

Indianapolis, Indiana 46204, United States

Created By: Historic Urban Neighborhoods of Indianapolis


Year Built: 1928

Architecture Style: Colonial Revival

Key Features:

  • Brick Construction with Stone Detailing
  • Pedimented Parapet on Roof
  • Balustrade on Roof

The apartments opened in 1928. To construct this building, builders began with razing former home of Indiana Attorney General Alonzo Green. The first floor has housed barber shops, dentists, doctors, cleaners and restaurants during its tenure.

Notable former residents:

  • Tree House Yoga Studio
  • Penn & Palate Restaurant
  • Kenneth Kunkel – head of state conservation commission in 1930s
  • Wilfred Borinsten in the 1950s – Indianapolis social elite, heir to family salvage business.

A very grand penthouse at the top still boasts many art-deco decorations. Lucy Arnez and many other celebrities have attended parties there.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Herron-Morton Place Neighborhood


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