News release from the City of Fort Wayne:
Halfway There: Riverfront Public Meeting Set for March 7
(February 22, 2019) – The planning process for the next phases of Riverfront Fort Wayne is halfway complete and residents are invited to learn about the progress during a public meeting set for Thursday, March 7, 2019.
The meeting will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the North Side High School auditorium, 475 E. State Blvd. Residents should enter through Door #1. Light snacks will be provided.
During the meeting, professionals from DAVID RUBIN Land Collective, the landscape architecture and urban design firm contracted to lead the next phases of planning for Riverfront Fort Wayne, will discuss the following:
â€¢ What public input they received from the last meeting and how it is influencing their plans,
â€¢ The most recent market analysis conclusions,
â€¢ How to organize development along the riverfront, and
â€¢ How the character of the riverfront neighborhood might be portrayed.
Residents will again have an opportunity to provide their input during interactive planning exercises following a brief presentation. Their comments and reactions will continue to influence the plans developed by the consulting team.
DAVID RUBIN Land Collective is an award-winning landscape architecture and urban design firm that has worked in cities across the world. The studio has completed, or is working on, designs for waterfront districts in Wilmington, DE; Allentown, PA; Bala Cynwyd, PA; Westfield, IN; Columbus, IN; Muncie, IN; Indianapolis; and the Cayman Islands.
In addition to DAVID RUBIN Land Collective, other members of the implementation team include: Agency Landscape + Planning, Beyer Blinder Belle, HR & A, Bruce Mau Design, One Lucky Guitar, Christopher B. Burke Engineering (CBBEL), DLZ, CE Solutions, MSKTD & Associates, Wilson Consulting, and Dharam Consulting.