142 Lantern Ln Carmel, Indiana United States

142 Lantern Ln

Construction date: documented 1960*

Current name:

Ewing House


Ranch , Mid-Century Modern

Historical Summary:

This house occupies Lot 73 of the Johnson Addition subdivision. The subdivision was originally platted in the mid- to late-1950s. It is located on the southeast corner of W. Main Street and S. Guilford Road, just west of downtown Carmel. The subdivision was mostly occupied by 1962. It is a typical late 1950s, early 1960s subdivision primarily composed of small rectangular plan ranch houses.


Status of Historic Designation:

Not currently designated at national, state, or local level

Rating or Rank:



Suburban Development

Area(s) of Significance:

Social History


Contributing resource in a potential district with significance in suburban development of Carmel.

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 1-story, 5-bay residential building with Mid-Century Modern influences built in 1960. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is balloon frame. The foundation is concrete. Exterior walls are original brick veneer and original board and batten. The building has a low side gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. The building features a central projecting cross gable with exposed beams over the recessed entry porch and the entry vestibule. The gable is supported on the open northern end by a wooden turn post. There is one chimney. Original. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. The projecting wing features a fixed, narrow, frosted glass window reaching from ground level to the roofline. There is a single-story, recessed entry porch. The porch walls are clad in board and batten siding. There is a single-story, rear, open frame porch addition.

* Date source: Hamilton County GIS

Description generated by RuskinARC.

Setting/Landscape/Site Features:

suburban residential