The Historic Memorial Auditorium In Indiana Is Being Demolished But Its Memories Live On
There’s a memorial auditorium in Gary, Indiana, that is full of memories for locals who are sad to see it go. This giant brick building is a staple to the community, but few know why it was built. Inscribed with ornate markings and symbols as well as inscriptions that read “GARY” and “ART,” this sacred spot is about to disappear for good. Scroll on to learn more.
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An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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