Ayres Clock

Ayres Clock

The Ayres Clock has been located at the corner of Washington and Meridian Sts. since 1936.  A remnant of the era when people would use public clocks to tell time, it was named for the L.S. Ayres department store that occupied the building the clock is attached to for most of the twentieth century. The clock itself quickly became much more than just a timepiece–it was widely known as an iconic landmark. “Meet me under the Ayres Clock” was a popular saying.  The clock is 8 ft. in height, is

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Medium type: Bronze

Date created: 1936

Associated artists

Kurt  Vonnegut, Sr.
Kurt Vonnegut, Sr.


N Meridian St and W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN, 46204


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