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

ARCH Announces its Annual List of Endangered Structures

Central to our mission at ARCH is to advocate for our historic resources threatened by vacancy, neglect, demolition, or any other number of threats. The annual Endangered List helps ARCH raise awareness of these vulnerable properties, so that we can better identify ways to mitigate those threats. We believe these places have significant value and [...]

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

Call for ARCHie Nominations

ARCH is accepting nominations for our annual ARCHIE Awards and Endangered Buildings List until March 12, 2018. Since 1977, ARCH has annually recognized the preservation efforts of individuals and institutions in Fort Wayne and Allen County. Members of the public are encouraged to send nominations for outstanding preservation work. Any nominated project must have [...]

By | 2018-02-27T11:31:42-04:00 February 27th, 2018|Categories: Preservation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A.C. Wermuth Home Tour

ARCH is pleased to announce that we will present an exclusive tour of the Eliel and Eero Saarinen designed A.C. Wermuth home on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Completed in 1942, the Wermuth house is one of only seven private residences designed by the world renown architects. A.C. Wermuth served as the contractor for a number [...]

By | 2017-09-20T15:37:17-04:00 August 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment