Category: Historic Preservation


  • Oldfields Paint Color Study

    Led by Professor Jonathan Spodek, students in the Ball State College of Architecture and Planning historic preservation lab have been working on a paint color study on the exterior of several buildings at the historic Oldfields Estate on the campus of Newfields in Indianapolis. This study, which began during the Fall 2020 semester and continued […]

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  • Historic Preservation Students Perform Feasibility Study for Hope House Building

    Students in Assistant Professor J.P. Hall’s Historic Preservation studio spent spring semester working on an adaptive reuse feasibility study for the rehabilitation of the Caldwell-Dennis house, an historic residential structure in Wabash, Ind. Indiana Landmarks, a nonprofit organization that helps save and revitalize historic places, had acquired six architecturally significant homes, including the Caldwell-Denise house, at an […]

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  • Spodek Appointed to the National Park Service Advisory Board

    Jonathan C. Spodek, FAIA, FAPT, NCARB, professor of architecture in the College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State University, was appointed to the 12-person National Park Service (NPS) advisory board for preservation technology by the Secretary of the Interior. The responsibility of the advisory position is to provide leadership, policy advise and professional oversight; advise […]

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