Paul Diebold

Paul Diebold’s specialty is twentieth century domestic architecture of Indiana and the Midwest.  He holds a BFA in Art History from Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation from Ball State University.  Since 1988, Paul has worked for the Indiana DNR Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology as a reviewer and documenter of historic sites and buildings for the National Register of Historic Places program.  He is the author of Greater Irvington and History and Architecture of Meridian-Kessler, Indy’s first neighborhood-based architectural history books.  He also published Indianapolis National Register Travel Itinerary, part of the National Park Service "Discover Our Shared Heritage" series, on-line at 

He is a past adjunct faculty member at Herron School of Art, past president of the Irvington Historical Society and is currently adjunct faculty at Ball State University’s Master of Science in Historic Preservation program.