Peeler Center Architect's Newest Building to be Dedicated; DePauw Mentioned
May 30, 2003
May 30, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - Irwin Mortgage Corporation's new corporate headquarters in Fishers, Indiana, to be dedicated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony this evening, "was designed by internationally recognized architect, Carlos Jiménez, whose work has been linked to the new wave of Spanish and Latin American architects. Jiménez's buildings are known for their purity of form, use of bold color and sophisticated ordering of spaces. The Irwin Mortgage building is the fourth project in Indiana for his Houston-based Carlos Jiménez Studio. Other Indiana projects include ... the recently completed Art Center at DePauw University in Greencastle."
At the dedication of DePauw's Peeler Art Center (seen below) on October 11, 2002, Jiménez, professor at Rice University's School of Architecture, noted, [DOWNLOAD VIDEO: "The Architect" 524KB] "This is probably one of the great moments in anyone's career when suddenly a certain degree of responsibility is taken away. And yet, [there's] the enormous responsibility of knowing that the building begins its true architecture, which is it's life to come."
Irwin Mortgage Corporation began business in 1944 and today operates as one of five subsidiaries of Irwin Financial Corporation (NYSE: IFC). From a single office, Irwin Mortgage has grown to become one of America's top mortgage lenders with over 150 offices nationwide and a servicing portfolio in excess of $20 billion in residential loans. The new 125,000 square foot, four-story facility located along the I-69 corridor in Delaware Park at 106th and Kincaid Drive is home to more than 600 employees.
You can access the company's announcement via PR Newswire by clicking here.
Access the story marking the dedication of the Peeler Art Center, which includes video and audio clips, here.Back