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Past/Current Projects

Downtown Riverfront Study
downtown riverfront studyRiverfront Fort Wayne is the first comprehensive look at ways to draw people to our rivers. It will provide a road map to world-class investment and should conclude in the first quarter of 2015. Find out more here.




McMillen Community Center
McMillen-Comm-CtrThe new and improved McMillen Community Center was opened in June 2014 and provides state-of-the-art recreation facilities for Fort Wayne residents. Read the original news release here. Find out more here.




Ewing Street/Fairfield Avenue
ewing fairfieldEwing and Fairfield are being converted to two-way streets and a new roundabout will connect the two streets with Wells and Superior streets. Learn more here.




Youth Sports Study
Youth-Sports-Study-1The Legacy Fort Wayne Task Force recommendation for the Youth / Prep Sports Initiative stated that we should "Build on our existing strengths to make Fort Wayne a first-choice destination for youth/prep sports." A Youth Sports Community Assessment and Market Potential Study is complete and the Parks Department is working with community leaders to determine the next steps.



Indiana Tech Academic Center
indiana tech academic centerThis state-of-the-art facility houses classrooms, a leadership center and the Center for Creative Collaboration. Other features include labs, a library, art gallery, auditorium, theatre and programs to help youth develop math skills and entrepreneurs develop successful businesses. Read the original news release here. Find out more here.




The University of Saint Francis downtown campus
usfThe University of Saint Francis is renovating two historic, underutilized downtown buildings, which will accommodate a business school and programs for music technology and media entrepreneurial training. Read the original news release here. University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center.



Wells Street Bridge
wells street bridgeThe historic Wells Street Bridge is now lighted thanks to Legacy dollars. It is home to many gatherings; find out more about renting the bridge here.




Fort Wayne Trails
fort wayne trailsLegacy dollars are being used as match money for several federally funded trail projects. Construction is taking place between 2013 and 2016 on the Rivergreenway Extension from Johnny Appleseed Park to Shoaff Park, two sections of the Pufferbelly Trail, the Engle Road Trail, the Six-Mile Creek Trail and the Covington Road Trail. Find out more about local trails.