The Indiana building is in the French Gothic style of architecture. It has two imposing towers, 120 feet high, and many Gothic gables. The building has three stories, built of pine and Bedford stone, and is covered with ornamental staff.
The floors are of tile. The main assembly hall on the first fioor is elaborately finished in the baronial style. All of the material used in the building comes from Indiana, much of the hard woods for interior decorations, tile floors, the roofing material, and the mantels being donated bylndiana manufacturers.
The ground area is 100 by 150 feet. The main entrance opens into a wide hall extending across the building. To the right of the hall is a large assembly-room, occupying the entire south end of the building. The north end of the building is devoted to parlors and reception rooms. The second floor has reading and writing rooms, and rooms for the men and women boards of State commissioners.
The third floor is devoted to bed-rooms and a hall for dining and lunching’, There are immense fire places in the entrance hall and assembly room. Architect, Henry Ives Cobb, of Chicago; contractors, Collins & Ohm, of Chicago; cost, $60,000.