OK- HERES AN IDEA I CAN GET BEHIND..everyone says im too negative and critical. well- im an engineer- thats how i think- >
so- there are plenty of obstacles to overcome- but that area of town- near the river- DOES HAVE A LONG LEGITIMATE RAIL HISTORY..
the NYC line the 4th st rail yard; etc..NICKEL PLATE ROAD; ETC..
relocate the PEPSI WAREHOUSE; and we have a nice start.. that will draw in the curious.
instead of waaaay out east of new haven.
thumbs up.. "who will pay" what are the prospects?
Envision Speaker Series kicks off with presentation on Headwaters Junction
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Kate Riordan, City Active Transportation Planner, and Amy Hartzog, City Greenways Assistant, will lead a discussion about bike commuting and recreational biking. Riordan and Hartzog will talk about the benefits of cycling, the rules of the road, and how to choose the best route for a cycling trip.
Pam Holocher, Deputy Director for Planning, will provide residents the latest information about Riverfront Fort Wayne progress as well as efforts to update the Downtown Plan.
Susan Mendenhall and Dan Ross, of Arts United, will engage residents in a discussion about the importance of arts and culture in revitalizing downtown Fort Wayne. They'll review how long-time spaces such as the Embassy Theatre, Arts United campus and University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center are undergoing facility and programming improvements. They'll also discuss new arts facilities such as The Phoenix jazz club and Ratliff Gallery.
Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society talks on success of Nickle Plate 765