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Views of Monument Circle from the Columbia Club

My wife and I were invited to her employer’s annual party, held at the Columbia Club on Monument Circle in Downtown Indianapolis. The Columbia Club is an old-fashioned members club, the kind we can’t afford. But the owners of my wife’s employer can, and they reserved a block of rooms for anyone who wanted to stay the night. We couldn’t turn down the chance.

Our room overlooked Monument Circle. I got out my Canon PowerShot S95 and made a bunch of photos.

Monument Circle at night
The Monument at night
The Monument at night
Circle Theatre and the IPL Building

We took a brief walk after the party ended. Salesforce Tower is right behind the Columbia Club and was lit like this.

Looking up, on the circle in Indianapolis

In the morning, I made more photos from our window. It was a gloomy day.

Monument Circle in the morning
The Lacy Building
Down Market St.
Down Meridian St.
The Monument

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14 thoughts on “Views of Monument Circle from the Columbia Club

    • This was our first time inside. What a life it must be: “Honey, I’ve had a long day at the office, I’m just going to take supper at the club and sleep there tonight.”

  1. Forrest E Johnson says:

    Loved the pictures of the Circle, keep it up. Would you be interested in a Mamiya/Sekor, 1000TL 35mm camera? Also have a Yashinon-R Zoom Lens, 1:4.5, 75mm-230mm for it..

    • Forrest, thank you for your generous offer. I’ve got so many cameras I haven’t shot yet I am currently not adding more to the queue. But thank you!

  2. Christopher May says:

    These are all nice, but the shot of Salesforce Tower has a graphic quality to the geometry that is most appealing!

  3. I was reading this on my phone, so it took me a while to realise the scale of the monument. At first glance I was expecting the base to be maybe two or three people tall. And then I spotted the flags…

    That’s an impressive structure!

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