43 W Main St Carmel, Indiana United States

43 W Main St

Construction date: documented 1968*

Current name:

Main Street Barber Shop and South Bend Chocolate Company Carmel Cafe


Two-part commercial block, 20th Century Commercial

Historical Summary:

The Old Town section of Carmel, then known as Bethlehem, was platted in 1837. When the Monon Railroad was built through the area in the 1880s, Carmel became the economic center of the township.


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 commercial building in the 20th Century Commercial style built in 1968. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a flat roof. Windows are original wood, 1-light fixed.

* Date source: Hamilton County GIS

Description generated by RuskinARC.

Setting/Landscape/Site Features:

Suburban Development