Send us 2023 ARCHie Nominees

ARCH Inc., the historic preservation non-profit organization serving Allen County and Northeast Indiana, invites everyone who knows of a historic building that has been successfully preserved in the past three ...
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Send us 2023 ARCHie Nominees

Built Heritage ABCs

ARCH Inc. presents its Built Heritage ABCs for children of all ages to enjoy and learn from. We hope our hometown ABCs will be a good electronic book to share ...
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Built Heritage ABCs

John F. Wing

John F. Wing 1852-1947 John F. Wing was a prominent architect in Fort Wayne Indiana in the late 19th century and early 20th century. Knowledge of Wing’s early life is ...
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John F. Wing

LeRoy Bradley

Leroy Bradley 1895-1959 Local architect LeRoy Bradley was born in Fort Wayne on February 1, 1895, the only child of Edgar and Cordelia Bradley. Bradley attended Central High School in ...
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LeRoy Bradley

Grace E. Crosby

Grace E. Crosby 1874-1962 Grace E. Crosby was among the earliest women to work as an architect in Indiana, beginning her career at a time when few women nationally had ...
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Grace E. Crosby

Edwin A. Gibson

Edwin A. Gibson (1925-2011) Architect Edwin A. Gibson (1925-2011) left a statewide legacy of public, religious, commercial, institutional and residential buildings, a legacy that began in Fort Wayne. After growing ...
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Edwin A. Gibson

Guy M. Mahurin

Guy M. Mahurin 1877-1941 Guy M. Mahurin was an American architect and nephew of the well-known architect, Marshall Stimson Mahurin. He was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana August 14th, 1877 ...
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Guy M. Mahurin

Joel Roberts Ninde

Joel Roberts Ninde, 1874-1916 Joel Roberts Ninde was among the earliest women to work in architecture, building a number of homes under the auspices of the Wildwood Building Company which ...
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Joel Roberts Ninde

Pohlmeyer & Pohlmeyer

Fred Pohlmeyer (1885-1953) Fort Wayne natives Fred W. Pohlmeyer (1885-1953) and Martin W. “Mox” Pohlmeyer (1896-1981) were sons of a local building contractor. Fred W. obtained his architectural training working ...
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Pohlmeyer & Pohlmeyer

A.M. Strauss

Alvin Strauss (1895-1958) Alvin M. Strauss was a Fort Wayne architect who designed many landmark buildings in Indiana and Ohio throughout the early twentieth century. Born in 1895 to immigrant ...
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A.M. Strauss

John M. E. Riedel

John M. E. Riedel 1865-1949 John M. E. Riedel, born December 2, 1865, in St. Louis, Missouri, to John and Margaret Riedel, was a diligent and hardworking student throughout his early ...
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John M. E. Riedel

Charles Weatherhogg

Charles Weatherhogg 1872-1937 Charles Weatherhogg was an American architect who was known for his role in the modern development of Fort Wayne, Indiana and the structures he designed throughout the ...
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Charles Weatherhogg

2022 Fun & Free Lecture Recordings

Enjoy 2022’s ARCH lectures at your own pace with these recordings ARCH’s 2022 Fun & Free Lecture Series will always be available for your enjoyment! The entire series will be ...
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2022 Fun & Free Lecture Recordings

2022 Fun & Free Lecture Series

ARCH lecture series wrapping up ARCH’s 2022 Fun & Free Lecture Series wraps up May 16 by with an exploration of “Urban Farmhouses.” The 11 a.m. lecture at The History Center will be ...
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2022 Fun & Free Lecture Series

2021 ARCHie Award winners

Top local, area projects lead ARCH’s Historic Preservation Month celebration ARCH Inc., the historic preservation non-profit in Fort Wayne since 1975, celebrated Historic Preservation Month May 19 by honoring its ...
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2021 ARCHie Award winners

Built Heritage ABCs

ARCH Inc. presents its Built Heritage ABCs for children of all ages to enjoy and learn from. We hope our hometown ABCs will be a good electronic book to share ...
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Built Heritage ABCs

Rankin House: Little House, Big History

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Rankin House: Little House, Big History

Virtual program: By the Numbers

Here it is! ARCH’s first foray into virtual programming is an exploration of “Historic Preservation: By the Numbers,” led by Executive Director Connie Haas Zuber, who was going to present ...
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2020 ARCHie Awards feature new Outreach Awards

ARCH has been presenting historic preservation awards for 42 years, but in 2020 the awards include something new. The inaugural Outreach ARCHie Awards this year make a specific effort to ...
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2020 ARCHie Awards feature new Outreach Awards

2020 Home Tour news

We hope you are all well and safe in this challenging time. We have important news to share with you. ARCH Inc. has decided to stand on the side of ...
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2020 Home Tour news