La Porte

La Porte

(lə pôrt), city (1990 pop. 21,507), seat of La Porte co., NW Ind.; inc. 1835. It is a manufacturing center in fertile farmland on the edge of the Calumet industrial region. The city's products include machinery; plastic, paper, wood, rubber, and metal products; furniture; and chemicals. Seven lakes adjoin the city, which also has summer resort activities and tourism.
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Suzanne tripped with a light foot from the rue du Cours, by the rue de la Porte de Seez and the rue du Bercail, to the rue du Cygne, where, about five years earlier, du Bousquier had bought a little house built of gray Jura stone, which is something between Breton slate and Norman granite.
L'intime, le collectionneur derriere la porte (Behind Closed Doors: The Private World of Collectors) was the inaugural exhibition of the private foundation La Maison Rouge.
Until 14 September Palais de la Porte Doree Paris Survey of contemporary architecture over the past 20 years in the Austrian land of Vorarlberg.
in Germany, an affiliate of Metton America, Inc., La Porte, Texas.
"The biggest thing you had to worry about 10 years ago was lead," said Nicholas La Porte, executive director of ABO.
Plaque dedication ceremonies were held March 15, 2003, in La Porte, Ind.
Highway 20 in La Porte, Ind.--the New Life Community Church of Hope and the Holy Macaroni Cafe and Pizzeria.
* The Dow Chemical Company has idled a portion of its polymeric methyl diphenyl diisocyante (PMDI) production capacity at Houston Operations in La Porte, TX, until further notice.
Howmet Castings (Alcoa Industrial Components), Darien, Connecticut, named Thomas Trotter general manager of Howmet Structural Casting, Hampton, Virginia; Scott Sanders general manager of Howmet La Porte Casting, La Porte, Indiana; and Jeff Lehner general manager of Howmet Wichita Falls Casting, Wichita Falls, Texas.
in La Porte, Ind., sought a way to test them on the same stand it used for 60-Hz motors shipping to North American customers.
Supplementary entries Josr Algarhoud and Mount Abu should go well in the Group 3 Prix de la Porte Maillot.