Links from the 21st century — and the 19th

Three great links of interest that have absolutely nothing to do with each other: Death by bad urban design: “When an area is designed with only car travel in mind, it puts the pedestrian at a severe disadvantage. Sometimes that disadvantage is fatal.” MapMyRun.com: “Find your Address in the ‘BEGIN HERE’ box … then click […]

4 reasons to not bust a gaping hole into a historic theater

Forget about building a downtown aquarium. Fort Wayne wants to build a suspended, over-the-street, glass-boxed, out-of-town-visitorium. In an effort to prevent convention goers from ever having to walk on an actual sidewalk, the folks building Harrison Square downtown want to carve a hole into the west side of the historic Embassy Theatre (actually, that side […]

Big zoning proposals for downtown

The gentlemen of the Downtown Fort Wayne Baseball blog are surprised by how little the city has promoted Monday’s Plan Commission meeting which will feature a public hearing on zoning changes west of Harrison Square. If they hadn’t heard about it, then nobody has. I may have more questions about the plan myself later, but […]