40 W Main St Carmel, Indiana United States

Zina Warren House

Construction date: approximate 1875*

Current name:

Zina Warren House


Gable front, Italianate.

The building features flared eaves and Italianate style brackets.

Open to the public:

Yes.   Carmel Arts Council. Operation is seasonal and limited.

Historical Summary:

This building was once part of the Zina Warren House. Warren was the son of Daniel Warren, one of the original founders of Bethlehem (renamed Carmel in 1874). Zina Warren's book, Reminiscences of Long Ago is one of the more informative sources of information on early Carmel and Clay Township. The Warren House dated to 1875. In 1975, a wing of the house was relocated to 30 Main Street. The wing was moved to its current location at 40 Main Street in 2005.


Status of Historic Designation:

Not currently designated at national, state, or local level

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 1-story, 2-bay domestic building in the Italianate style built ca. 1875. The structural system is balloon frame. The foundation is concrete. Exterior walls are replacement aluminum siding and replacement aluminum siding. The building has a gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with box cornice and brackets. Windows are replacement aluminum, 4/4 double-hung sashes.

* Date source: Hamilton County GIS

Description generated by RuskinARC.