Located near the City Center Historic District is a wide range of historic buildings in varying conditions. This includes educational, residential, commercial, and religious facilities. There are a few notable buildings to the east near the new Steelyard Baseball Stadium and overall the residential properties are in very poor condition. A majority of the non-City Center buildings are located to the west between Madison and Jackson:

  • Gary Union Station (301 Broadway) c. 1908, vacant; poor condition, roof missing, precast concrete detailing in fair condition, interior mostly gutted; proposal of stabilization submitted to INDOT, approval pending; listed as one of HLFI’s “Most Endangered Buildings in Indiana”
  • Sax Block Building (537 E. 5th Ave.) c. 1920, occupied; good condition
  • East Side Branch Library (E. 5th Ave. & Georgia St.) c. 1929, vacant; poor condition, interior mostly gutted, limestone in fair condition, windows removed
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson School (517 E. 7th Ave.) c. 1908; good condition; good example of Mission Revival detailing; NR 1995
  • Knights of Columbus Building (333 W. 5th Ave.) c. 1926, currently senior development; good condition; little alteration to original façade; NR 1984
  • 513 West 5th Avenue c. 1920 apartment building, vacant; fair condition
  • 605-609 West 5th Avenue c. 1920 commercial building, vacant; good condition
  • 472-480 Jackson Street c. 1920 commercial building, vacant; fair condition
  • The Ambassador Apartment Building (574 Monroe St.) c. 1928, vacant; poor condition, windows broken, brick missing in various areas, vegetation on roof
  • First United Presbyterian Church ( W. 6th Ave. & Monroe St.) c. 1913; good condition; little alteration to original fabric
  • Gary-Hobart Water Tower (650 Madison St.) c. 1909; good condition
  • Central Christian Church (700 Jefferson St.) c. 1923, in use; good condition
  • The Jackson Arms Apartment Building (800 Jackson St.) c. 1925, vacant; good condition, windows broken/boarded up
  • Gary Heat, Light, and Water Company Warehouse (900 Madison St.) c. 1926, vacant; fair condition; designed by
  • George W. Maher & Son