The Good City is a Fort Wayne web site about market-driven urbanism and community, Complete Streets and pedestrian-friendly cityscapes, neighborhoods and Third Places, site plans and human-scaled architecture.
The proprietor of The Good City is Fort Wayne resident Jon Swerens.
Jon Swerens has been working in journalism and communications for 20 years. He grew up in the small city of Martins Ferry, Ohio, graduated from West Virginia University and lived in Parkersburg, W.Va., Bainbridge Island, Wash., and Dunkirk, N.Y., before moving to Fort Wayne in 1998. He is now an entrepreneur working as Rockhill Design.
He lives in an 80-year-old yellow house in the Nebraska neighborhood with his wife and some of his four kids who haven’t flown the coop yet.