The Community of Marktown

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Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Dutch Colonial

Architect: Howard Van Doren Shaw

Year Built: 1917

Status: Abandoned

Marktown is an urban planned worker community in East Chicago, Indiana, United States, built during the Progressive Era in 1917 from marshland to provide a complete community for workers at The Mark Manufacturing Company. The Marktown Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.

Posted: March 28, 2022

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