Eudorus Johnson Home - 5631 University Avenue

Irvington Neighborhood Biking Tour

Eudorus Johnson Home - 5631 University Avenue

Indianapolis, Indiana 46219, United States

Created By: Historic Urban Neighborhoods of Indianapolis


Year Built: 1876

Architecture Style: Victorian Gothic

Key Features:

  • Rounded Turrets with Dormers
  • High Gables
  • Steeple Roof
  • Decorative Vergeboard

The “Castle House” is an outstanding example of Victorian Gothic; it features high gables, round turrets and a steeple roof. It was built in 1876 for the Eudorus Johnson Family. Johnson served as Indianapolis city controller and afterwards in the banking industry. Numerous other families have dwelled in the residence over the decades. In the mid-twentieth century it was carved into apartments although it was returned into a single family residence again by the 1980s.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Irvington Neighborhood Biking Tour


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