ARCH’s 2015 Candidate Survey

For the first time, ARCH’s Preservation Committee has created a Candidate Survey that was sent to all Fort Wayne City Council and Mayoral candidates. ARCH wants to provide its members ...
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Where the “Creatives” live…

Our friend Dan Swartz at the Wunderkammer Company has been doing some interesting work on a “Creative Census” measuring the attitudes, likes, habits, and locations of those involved in the ...
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Where the “Creatives” live…

Dearly Departed Tour Cancelled

ARCH has decided to cancel this evening’s Dearly Departed Tour within Lindenwood Cemetery, due to the rain and thunderstorms that are expected to last throughout the day. We apologize for any inconveniences this ...
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Dearly Departed Tour Cancelled

Dearly Departed Tour

Be sure to join us for our Dearly Departed tour within Lindenwood Cemetery on Monday, July 13th from 4:30pm-7:00pm; admission is FREE. Come tour the cemetery and hear the stories ...
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Dearly Departed Tour

Southwood Park Home Tour Postponed

ARCH—Fort Wayne’s organization for historic preservation is postponing the Southwood Park Historic Home and Garden Tour scheduled for today, Saturday June 27, 2015 until tomorrow, Sunday June 28, 2015. The ...
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McMillen Mansion and Foster “Lake”

For well over a year, ARCH and the Southwood Park Neighborhood Association have been working on our upcoming tour.  To be held June 27th, the tour features 12 fantastic homes ...
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McMillen Mansion and Foster “Lake”

Historic Southwood Park Home & Garden Tour, Pre-Tour Lecture

Join ARCH at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 5310 Old Mill Road, at 6:00pm on Friday, June 26th for a free lecture presented by John Brinkmann, publisher of American Bungalow Magazine. American ...
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The Lincoln Highway in Indiana

Indiana Lincoln Highway Byways Meeting ACPL May 26, 5:00 – 7:00 Running through the heart of Allen County and Fort Wayne, the Lincoln Highway was one of America’s first transcontinental ...
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A Preview of the Southwood Park Home & Garden Tour

If you would like a glimpse of what you will experience during ARCH’s Southwood Park Home & Garden Tour, then you should take a look at this recent article published in The Journal ...
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A Preview of the Southwood Park Home & Garden Tour

The Future of GE in Fort Wayne

As many Fort Wayne residents are by now aware, General Electric announced last week that Building Number 18 on the Broadway campus will be demolished. This office building sits on ...
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Call for ARCHie Awards and Most Endangered List Nominees

“Give us your list of tired, your maintained poor, Your muddled houses yearning to be free Of the wretched renovations bought from a “big box” store. Send these, and successes, ...
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Call for ARCHie Awards and Most Endangered List Nominees

“A Yankee Sea Captain on the Indiana Frontier: The Life and Times of Captain Asa Fairfield”

In the 1830s, as Fort Wayne and northern Indiana was becoming well known for its canal, many New Englanders and New Yorkers made the trip over to settle upon the ...
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“A Yankee Sea Captain on the Indiana Frontier: The Life and Times of Captain Asa Fairfield”

A Fireback in the Rankin House!

Over the past year, ARCH has been working hard to finish the interior restoration of the Alexander T. Rankin House (c. 1841), where our offices are located. This work has ...
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A Fireback in the Rankin House!

North Anthony Boulevard now part of National Register of Historic Places

The North Anthony Boulevard Historic District is now part of the National Register of Historic Places, the nation’s official list of properties considered worthy of preservation. The application was prepared ...
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North Anthony Boulevard now part of National Register of Historic Places