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Woodruff Place Homes for Sale - Indianapolis

Booth Tarkington, author and Indianapolis native, penned the novel The Magnificent Ambersons in 1918. This novel, which won the 1919 Pulitzer Prize, was inspired by Tarkington's time residing in Woodruff Place. Only a magnificent neighborhood such as Woodruff Place could bring the influence needed to write a masterpiece as this. 

Purchased in 1873 by James Woodruff, 77 wooded, sprawling acres east of downtown Indianapolis were designed and laid out as Woodruff Place. His vision of this area was to mimic the formal Italian Renaissance gardens of Versailles. Three boulevards with one cross street were constructed. Each street was centered with a wide landscaped esplanade filled with cast-iron statuary, flower urns and fountains to create a garden-like atmosphere.  Read More...

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