MAYOR HENRY HIGHLIGHTS HOW FORT WAYNE IS MOVING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION
February 10, 2016 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today delivered his ninth State of the City Address. The theme for this year’s address was “Moving Fort Wayne in the Right Direction.”
Highlights from Mayor Henry’s State of the City Address included successes in riverfront and downtown development, job growth and economic development, public safety, and investments in neighborhood infrastructure projects.
WINTER WEATHER CONTINGENCY PLAN TO BE ACTIVATED BEGINNING WEDNESDAY
February 9, 2016 - Local social service agencies and the City of Fort Wayne today announced due to wind chill conditions forecasted to impact our area in the next few days, the community’s winter weather contingency plan will be activated for the third time this winter season.
Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 10, in addition to the community’s primary warming center hosted by the Rescue Mission, 301 W. Superior St., the City of Fort Wayne will also open a warming center.
City’s warming center schedule: Wednesday; Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.; 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday; Community Center, 233 W. Main St.; 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.; 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
MAYOR HENRY AND DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT TRUST ANNOUNCE THE MODEL GROUP AS DEVELOPER FOR THE LANDING
February 3, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry and the Fort Wayne Downtown Development Trust today announced The Model Group has been chosen to redevelop The Landing along West Columbia Street in downtown Fort Wayne.
The Landing will serve as a gathering place for housing, businesses, and entertainment. There is 110,000 square feet available for first floor retail and entertainment and upper floor residential units. The Landing’s redevelopment will represent the most significant mixed-use redevelopment of existing downtown property in decades.