Autopsy of Architecture

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Mahencha Apartments

Photo © 2019 David Bulit, The Mahencha Apartments - Gary, Indiana

Although it’s referred to as the Mahencia Apartments by the city of Gary, the four-story Mahencha Apartments was constructed in 1928 right across from Horace Mann High School. Built with red brick and stone trimmings, the U-shaped apartment building featured a courtyard in the rear and was designed in a combination of architectural styles, most