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 recognize the top historic preservation projects regionally. Traditionally, the ARCHie Awards have focused on Allen County, where ARCH was founded in 1975 and where [...]

By |2020-12-15T17:02:00-05:00December 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

2020 Fun & Free Lecture Series

Explore how our past makes our present and future better The ARCH Inc. Fun & Free lecture series kicks off in January with an exploration of how Petula Clark’s classic song “Downtown” is a valuable guide to understanding our city today. Its four following monthly installments through May cover topics ranging from our [...]

2019 ARCHies awarded at The Clyde

ARCH takes special joy in celebrating National Preservation Month each May by honoring the property owners who do the right thing when they update their historic homes and businesses, elevating remodeling projects into proper historic preservation projects. This year, ARCH honors 12 projects in residential and commercial categories that bring renewed vitality to our neighborhoods, [...]

By |2019-06-06T10:18:23-04:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Doctor Huxford and the fort

Twenty-first century scientific analysis is giving substance to one of Fort Wayne’s enduring legends from the early 1800s. A scientific paper just published in the Journal of Conflict Archaeology solidly establishes some key facts about that legend for Fort Wayne’s historic Merchant Huxford House, the 1853 home of the city’s third mayor that ARCH bought, [...]

By |2019-03-12T10:49:12-04:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

ARCHie Awards Presented at Hop River Brewing Company

Tonight, ARCH honored several hard-working individuals and organizations for their historic preservation efforts. The winners were: Single Family Residence 1020 W. Wayne St. (ARCHie) 918 Garden St. (commendation) Multi-Family Residence 1016 W. Washington Blvd. (ARCHie) 129 W. Creighton Ave. (commendation) Compatible New Construction 1024 W. Wayne St. (ARCHie) 1308 Rockhill St. (commendation) Institutional/Governmental Colonel Foster [...]

By |2018-05-21T20:26:58-04:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Festivities, Preservation, Uncategorized|Tags: , |1 Comment