Autopsy of Architecture

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Memorial Auditorium

Photo © 2020 David Bulit, Memorial Auditorium - Gary, Indiana

The Gary Memorial Auditorium is an abandoned civic center in Gary, Indiana, constructed to commemorate residents of the city of Gary that were killed fighting in World War I. Commissioned by the Gary Land Company, a subsidiary of the U.S. Steel Company, the building was designed by local architect Joseph Henry Wildermuth who had previously