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Butler Fieldhouse

Indianapolis, Indiana
County of Marion.
49th Street and Boulevard Place, Butler University Campus
National Register Number: 83003573
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Recreation & Culture - sports facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: IN-7 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Fieldhouse.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - February 27, 1987):
This is the oldest of the major college basketball fieldhouses and still the largest at a private institution. Its large size helped transform college basketball in the late 1920s and 1930s. It was long the location of the Indiana State High School Tournament, one of the most active and well-known such tournaments in the country.

The building has not undergone any significant changes to our knowledge since the last reporting period and is well maintained.

Not aware of any changes to the landmark since the last reporting period.

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