Allison Plant No. 1 - 1 Allison Way

Old Speedway City

Allison Plant No. 1 - 1 Allison Way

Indianapolis, Indiana 46222, United States

Created By: Historic Urban Neighborhoods of Indianapolis


Allison Plant No.1 (arcoss the street)

Allison Transmissions Plant No. 1 manufactures aircraft engines. The original plant was built in 1915 and was the beginning of the industrial business development for Speedway along with other commercial properties along Main St.

Allison was built on the south end of town away from original commercial district, nearer to working class homes on 10th to 13th Streets.

The original building, except for large front windows, has been bricked in. It was construted with an internal concrete frame and brick walls.

The second story was reserved for offices and an apartment for Mr. Allison.

The plant has an automobile lift which can take cars up to the 2nd level.

Plant 2 (now demolished) was on east side of Main Street (between Gilman & 11th St.)

Plant 3 (still existing) includes Allison Transmissions Worldwide Headquarters (10th & Main Sts.)

This is the last stop on our tour!

Historic Urban Neighborhoods of Indianapolis and Indiana Landmarks thanks you for joining us! Consider taking one of other fantastic tours on PocketSights!

Just North of the area you have toured today is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Museum. If you have time, we suggest a visit!

This point of interest is part of the tour: Old Speedway City


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