If you dream about owning, renovating, or restoring a historic home, here’s your opportunity to shop for your heart’s desire in the beautiful Ohio Valley.

Settle in New Albany . . .

and become one of many historic home enthusiasts in southern Indiana. The city sustains four locally regulated historic districts and seven National Register districts, each with its own historic style and character. And the New Albany Historic Preservation Commission recognizes potential for more.

When you locate in New Albany, you enjoy the pleasures without the scuffles of big city life. New Albany sits just minutes away from the market place and business center of downtown Louisville, Kentucky. And with easy access to interstates, driving any direction connects residents to other stirring metropolitan areas or charming rural towns. 

Browse histories and descriptions of our historic properties now:
Sheriff's Sales

Along the banks of the Ohio River . . .

. . . New Albany, Indiana, founded in 1813 by brothers Joel, Abner, and Nathaniel Scribner, rose to prominence in the 19th century. Its strategic location below the falls of the Ohio River, New Albany advanced shipping and boat building. And by the mid-19th century this river port town with its major steam boat production center was the largest city in Indiana.

As New Albany developed, the stately homes and commercial buildings built by the community’s leading citizens revealed its prosperity. Many of these structures have been preserved. Some need preservation-minded owners who will lovingly and sensitively rehabilitate them.

New Albany, with approximately 37,000 citizens, offers a rich heritage for their enjoyment. With convenient access to Louisville, Kentucky, across the Ohio River, New Albany offers affordable housing prices and wise investment for cost-conscious consumers who seek vintage property.

Here you’ll find information on residential and commercial historic properties in New Albany’s downtown core currently listed for sale -- even living spaces for lease or rent and property for sale through the sheriff's office.  Also, you’ll find New Albany’s history, its prevalent architectural styles, and information on tax incentives and other tools to help revitalize the community. 

Click on the price range that appeals to you or browse the site to find the home or business that fits your needs. 

Please visit often. We continuously add links that can assist you as you embark on rehabilitation projects. And, of course, we’ll announce historic properties as they come on the market.  

Rehabbing your historic home?

The Southern Regional Office of Indiana Landmarks may have:

  • Exactly the right door.
  • Precisely the match for the beadboard you're filling in.
  • The newel post that could beautifully attach to your stair railing.

Arrange a visit to our Salvage Cellar in the Kunz-Hartman House, 911 State Street in New Albany. Call 812/284-4534 during our office hours of 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday.

We store selected treasures from buildings lost to demolition. We're thrilled when you can reuse the pieces. So we willingly keep the prices low. 

The sponsor and contributors invite you to join us in continuing efforts to revitalize New Albany.

Proud sponsor of this Web site:
     Develop New Albany

Delighted to contribute:
     Indiana Landmarks 
     David Barksdale, Floyd County Historian

     New Albany Historic Preservation Commission
     HALO Applications and Communications

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