6 Sights in Gary, United States (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Gary, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Gary, United States.

List of cities in United States Sightseeing Tours in Gary

1. Gary City Center Historic District

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Gary City Center Historic District Nyttend / Public domain

Gary City Center Historic District is a national historic district located at Gary, Indiana. The district encompasses 60 contributing buildings and 2 contributing sites in Downtown Gary. It developed between about 1906 and 1944 includes notable examples of Tudor Revival, Late Gothic Revival, and Classical Revival style architecture. Notable buildings include the City Hall and Superior Courthouse (1927), the second Gary Land Company Building, Olympic Hotel, the "Modern Apartments", Dalton Apartments, Gary State Bank Building (1929), Hotel Gary (1926), City Methodist Church (1926), YWCA Building (1922), and former U. S. Post Office Building (1936).

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2. Gary Land Company Building

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Gary Land Company Building Nyttend / Public domain

Gary Land Company Building, also known as Gary's First Town Hall, is a historic building located at Gary, Indiana. It was built in 1906, and is a 1+1⁄2-story, balloon frame building with a cross-gable roof. It measures about 20 feet wide and 40 feet deep. It was converted to a residence in 1909 and moved to its present site in 1956. It was the first building in Gary, it has functioned as a city hall, post office, school, and business building. The building currently serves as an historical museum and visitor's bureau for school tour groups and visitors to the City of Gary.

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3. Elbert H. Gary Monument

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Elbert Henry Gary was an American lawyer, county judge and business executive. He was a founder of U. S. Steel in 1901, bringing together partners J. P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab. The city of Gary, Indiana, a steel town, was named for him when it was founded in 1906. Gary, West Virginia was also named after him. When trust busting President Theodore Roosevelt said that Gary was head of the steel trust, Gary considered it a compliment. The two men communicated in a nonconfrontational way, unlike Roosevelt's communications with leaders of other trusts.

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4. Van Buren Terrace Historic District

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Van Buren Terrace Historic District is a national historic district located in the First Subdivision of Gary, Indiana. The district encompasses 10 contributing buildings in a residential section of Gary. The buildings were designed by D. F. Creighton and built by the United States Sheet & Tin Plate Co. They were built starting in 1910 and are examples of the Edison Concept Houses that were designed, patented, and promoted by inventor Thomas Edison. The houses reflect Bungalow / American Craftsman design elements.

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5. West Fifth Avenue Apartments Historic District

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West Fifth Avenue Apartments Historic District Nyttend / Public domain

West Fifth Avenue Apartments Historic District is a national historic district located at Gary, Indiana. The district encompasses 30 contributing buildings in a residential section of Gary. The buildings were built between 1922 and 1928, and consist of a dense group of brick apartment blocks mostly four stories tall. Architectural styles include examples of Colonial Revival, Renaissance Revival, Late Gothic Revival, and Commercial style architecture.

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6. Genesis Convention Center

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The Genesis Convention Center is a 7,000-seat multi-purpose arena located in Gary, Indiana, United States. It was home to the Gary Splash of the Independent Basketball Association from 2010 to 2013. It was also formerly home to the Gary Steelheads basketball team and had held the Miss USA pageant twice, in 2001 and 2002.

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