The Region Encyclopedia is here! Scroll down to find a cache of info and articles about history, landmarks, notables, fun facts and more!


Famous Region Rats



Movies About or Filmed in NWI




We may not be as world renowned as the city just to the west of us, but The Region still has some great buildings and homes. Here’s a few of our favorites.

The World’s Fair Homes in Beverly Shores (coming soon…)

The Edison Row Houses in Gary, Indiana (coming soon…)

Meyer’s Castle (coming soon…)

St. Mark’s AME Zion Church, East Chicago (coming soon…)


The first billion dollar corporation in the world was set in Northwest Indiana. Yep, US Steel was built on the sandy shores of Lake Michigan. Once operational it had a billion dollar valuation. And that wasn’t the only big business in the area. Here’s some more groundbreaking and widely known companies based right here in The Region.

ANCO: (coming soon…)

Standard Oil: (coming soon…)