Downtown Fort Wayne

Photo provided by the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society

Headwaters Junction, Inc. has announced the start of development efforts on 1010 Cass Street, complimenting Promenade Park in downtown Fort Wayne.


Headwaters Junction is a non-profit dedicated to “establishing a regional railroad attraction” along Fort Wayne’s riverfront. The project has been in the works since SWA Group recommended it during initial riverfront discussions in 2015, according to a release issued Wednesday..


Courtesy/Baker Street Centre

The C2G Music Hall behind Parview Field in downtown Fort Wayne has been a big part of the local music scene for nearly 20 years.

Now its mission and purpose are taking on new dimensions with a major expansion and renovation, as well as the new name of Baker Sreet Centre.

Stephen J. Bailey

Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District has found a creative way to keep the community safe while preserving its yearly holiday shopping tradition.

Suzy Ulmer

The temporary "outdoor gallery' lining storefronts in downtown Fort Wayne and the attention it has attracted all  stems from the first response by the Alyssum Montessori School to the vandalism of its building caused by protest marchers on the night of Friday, May 29th.

Cheryl Garbe

First Wayne Street United Methodist Church sits at a crossroads, as its Senior Pastor, Cheryl Garbe explains, "a key location both geographically and historically," which she maintains, "is no accident."

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Citizens Square and the Rousseau Centre in downtown Fort Wayne will reopen to the public on Monday.

Rebecca Green / WBOI

In a few weeks, Fort Wayne will host the International Blind Sports Federation Qualifying competition. Readying the city for the competition, the city installed auditory crosswalks at three downtown locations.


The crosswalks are now operational, at the intersections of Washington Boulevard and Harrison Street; Calhoun Street and Washington Boulevard; and Jefferson Boulevard and Harrison Street.



CreativeMornings is a national breakfast lecture series with local chapters that host free, monthly meetups with revolving themes, speakers and venues.

And thanks to resident Olivia Lehman, Fort Wayne became an official part of the network this past January.

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The City of Fort Wayne set out its goals to improve downtown spaces Tuesday in the newly-released Public Realm Action Plan.

Courtesy/The Ruin

When Fort Wayne resident, Cassie Ledbetter decided to change careers, she traded her Archaeology tools in for a defunct Main Street bar in need of TLC, hired Left Lane Cruiser's Pete Dio as music booking manager and, well...dug in.