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Raymond S. Kastendick and Graham, Anderson, Probst and White, Indiana Government Center North architectural rendering

 Collection — Folder: OB134
Identifier: OB134

Scope and Contents

This collection contains an architectural rendering of the future Indiana Government Center created in the 1950s by Raymond S. Kastendieck and the architectural firm of Graham, Anderson, Probst, and White.


  • circa 1950


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Raymond Stone Kastendieck was an Indiana architect who designed the $25 million Indiana State Office Building, after consulting on the Indiana State Office Building Commission for several years. He was a member of the American Institute of Architects and the state organization, serving as president of the latter from 1948 to 1950. In 1959, he lived in Gary where his firm, R. S. Kastendieck and Associates, was located.


"Advanced to Fellows A.I.A." The Indiana Architect 2, no. 12 (April 1959): 4.

Historical Note

"The Indiana Government Center building, dedicated on December 20, 1960, was the largest state office building in the nation. Designed by the Chicago architectural firm Graham, Anderson, Probst, White, and Raymond Kastendieck of Gary, Indiana, the $30 million ($262 million in 2020) structure at 100 North Senate featured 2,000 windows, a 900-seat cafeteria, and a large plaza. It was connected by tunnels to the State House, the State Library, and nearby parking facilities."


Ziegler, Connie J. "Indiana Government Center." Encyclopedia of Indianapolis, 2014. Revised March 2021. Accessed October 12, 2021.


0.05 Cubic Feet (1 medium oversize folder)

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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/10/12 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2021/10/12 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid revised 2021/10/13 by Brittany Kropf.
Raymond S. Kastendick and Graham, Anderson, Probst and White, Indiana Government Center North architectural rendering
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.