School of Architecture | November 3, 2015
In celebration of South Bend’s 150th anniversary, the Hesburgh Libraries’ Architecture Library and Center for Digital Scholarship, in collaboration with the School of Architecture, Center for Research Computing, History Museum of South Bend and Historic Preservation Commission of South Bend and St. Joseph County, developed an online resource that explores South Bend’s history through architecture.
Utilizing interactive technology, “Building South Bend: Past, Present & Future” documents, describes and presents the historical architecture and neighborhoods of South Bend, Indiana.
This unique tool offers historical images, blueprints and documents along with interactive maps and 3-D models. Building South Bend was an interdisciplinary, community-wide project with many facets, including: a website and research portal, mobile application, 3-D printed models with a physical exhibit, and an immersive 3-D virtual tour of downtown South Bend in the 1920s.
Read more here.