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"Indianapolis - The Circle City"

An Officially Endorsed Indiana Bicentennial Legacy Project

      Indianapolis shines like never before in this one-of-a-kind book filled with stunning images. Photographer Lee Mandrell showcases a Circle City of unique architecture and natural areas, outstanding museums, and historic landmarks. Readers will be drawn into the rich culture, history, and art of Indianapolis as well as all things modern. Discover Indy today! Stroll along the famous Canal Walk.

      Explore the largest children’s museum in the world. Wander through the city’s parks and enjoy beautiful seasonal displays. Marvel at the campuses of Butler University and IUPUI. The city shines all year round and in December, no holiday tour is complete without seeing the 284-foot tall Soldiers and Sailors Monument covered in lights and the world’s largest Christmas tree. The Crossroads of America is a city not easily forgotten.

• "Indianapolis - The Circle City"   Available for purchase from Indiana University Press


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“The book will inspire with joy and reverence, a greater love of Indianapolis.”— Senator Dick Lugar


"For anyone who loves Indianapolis, this is truly a book to treasure! All of your favorite Indianapolis landmarks are here including The Children’s Museum, the State Fair, and the City Market. Mandrell’s photos make even familiar scenes feel unique and interesting due to creative perspectives and the use of different seasons and lighting conditions. Indianapolis shines like never before in this book!" —Matt Williams, author of Indiana State Parks: A Centennial Celebration


"I have seen Lee Mandrell's work. He is very talented, great eye and beautiful photos. Can't wait to see the book..."

- Janet Smeltzer


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