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Ozinga projects earned statewide recognition

Ozinga projects earned statewide recognition

Ozinga Ready Mix Concrete worked on municipal projects in Crown Point, Hammond and Valparaiso that won statewide recognition from the concrete industry.

February 12, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Steelmakers hoping to see more metal in bridges, undercarriages

Short span bridges traditionally are cast in concrete -- and plastic usually forms the fuel tanks in a car's undercarriage.

December 02, 2013 5:50 pm

Signs don't conform with Crown Point standards

I travel the Broadway corridor in Crown Point frequently on business, and I have observed several things.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am
Teen gets a jump on career planning through internship

Teen gets a jump on career planning through internship

Kennedy Pony’s persistence and determination recently earned the 15-year-old a summer internship usually reserved for college students.

September 18, 2013 12:00 am
Taltree reveals oak tree research pavilion, museum concept

Taltree reveals oak tree research pavilion, museum concept

PORTAGE | If the vision becomes a reality, Taltree Arboretum & Gardens in Union Township could be a global center for oak tree research and information.

September 05, 2013 1:30 pm Photos

Photos

OFFBEAT: Astronaut Jerry Ross helping Crown Point Courthouse celebrate 135 years

OFFBEAT: Astronaut Jerry Ross helping Crown Point Courthouse celebrate 135 years

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
Architecture grad completes master's with world tour

Architecture grad completes master's with world tour

Courtney Basile, 23, received a master's in architecture from Ball State University in May after completing an extensive three-month architectural world tour.

July 26, 2013 12:00 am
Details of Design: Chicago exhibit includes treasured traces of Northwest Indiana

Details of Design: Chicago exhibit includes treasured traces of Northwest Indiana

Tim Samuelson, Chicago Cultural Historian and curator, finds it humorous, yet very accurate, how his latest exhibit at Chicago Cultural Center is billed with the tag: "Singer David Bowie's 'Modern Love' might make an appropriate theme song for Alfonso and Margaret Iannelli, for it was their …

July 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Terra Cotta Adornment Sculpture of Amused Child Cradling a Rabbit while Stacking Building Blocks from Oliver P. Morton School in Hammond-1936

Terra Cotta Adornment Sculpture of Amused Child Cradling a Rabbit while Stacking Building Blocks from Oliver P. Morton School in Hammond-1936

In a collaboration that included Chicago architect George Grant Elmslie, artis Alfonso Iannelli created this terra cotta sculpture of an amused child cradling a rabbit while stacking building blocks for the Oliver P. Morton Elementary School in Hammond in 1936. This block adornment was locat…

July 14, 2013 12:00 am
Jamie Owens

Jamie Owens

Jamie Owens, a graduate student in Ball State's architecture program, works on a sketch of a home he helped design as part of an international competition to design and build solar-powered homes sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

May 10, 2013 12:15 pm
Wheeler native helps design home to aid disaster victims

Wheeler native helps design home to aid disaster victims

Jamie Owens, a graduate of Ball State's architecture program, works at a home he helped design as part of an international competition to design and build solar-powered homes sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

May 10, 2013 12:09 pm
Wheeler native helps design home to aid disaster victims

Wheeler native helps design home to aid disaster victims

Jamie Owens, a graduate student in Ball State's architecture program, takes a measurement in at a home he helped design as part of an international competition to design and build solar-powered homes sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

May 10, 2013 12:11 pm
Jamie Owens

Jamie Owens

Jamie Owens, a graduate student in Ball State's architecture program, works at a home he helped design as part of an international competition to design and build solar-powered homes sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

May 10, 2013 12:12 pm
Team member traits are critical

Team member traits are critical

March 13, 2013 8:50 am
Job growth, Fitness Fridays, teamwork make LaPorte great

Job growth, Fitness Fridays, teamwork make LaPorte great

LaPorte's downtown architecture is a study in contrasts, including the original sandstone courthouse and the modern county government building just north of it. A highway ramp further adds contrast to the downtown. LaPorte's downtown joined the Indiana Main Street program last week.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am
The Houses of Hyde Park

The Houses of Hyde Park

Chicago’s Hyde Park has always been something of an urban oasis.

February 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

New Wave of Foreclosures

New Wave of Foreclosures

January 31, 2013 12:54 pm

Longevity and loveliness go together in downtown Whiting

With the loss of our beautiful building at the corner of Sheridan Avenue and 119th Street due to the recent fire, it got me thinking about how many other beautiful buildings exist in Whiting. Many of these structures give Whiting its hometown Americana flavor.

January 31, 2013 12:00 am
(De)Code Green

(De)Code Green

January 09, 2013 9:33 am
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