Downtown Development


  This podcast of the WBOI Weekend News Roundup highlights the top stories to hit the Fort Wayne area this week. 

Mollie Shutt

Every month, the news team at 89.1 WBOI covers events in northeast Indiana and around the state. November was a busy month and there was much to discuss. Enjoy!

Show Intro

Part One

An update on city projects (00:25), Indiana Public Broadcasting's Brandon Smith joins us for a conversation about elections and what the General Assembly has on the calendar in 2018 (05:29).

Part Two

Lutheran Health Network

Lutheran Health Network announced plans to build a new hospital in downtown Fort Wayne. The new project will replace St. Joseph Hospital.

On Wednesday, the Legacy Joint Funding Committee denied a request to fund a Fort Wayne shooting range.

WBOI Presents brings you the first half of the Issues and Ales Panel recorded Wednesday, April 26th at Calhoun Street Soups, Salads, and Spirits. Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Nick Janzen leads a discussion that looks at the environmental impact of development downtown.


Greg Leatherman: Director of Community Development, City of Fort Wayne

Todd Jordan: Vice President, Gouloff-Jordan Surveying and Design, Inc.

Courtesy/City of Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne-based Ambassador Enterprises announced they will invest $500,000 in the South Dock Amphitheatre at Riverfront Park, earning them naming rights.

Northeast Indiana Public Radio unveiled plans Tuesday for its new building located in downtown Fort Wayne.

The Allen County-Fort Wayne Capital Improvement Board unveiled schematic designs and cost estimates for a potential downtown event center Thursday morning.

NIPR Buys Building In Downtown Fort Wayne

Jul 13, 2016
Peter Dominowski

Northeast Indiana Public Radio purchased a building in downtown Fort Wayne Wednesday. It’s located across from the central branch of the YMCA at 210 E. Jefferson Blvd.

Lisa Ryan

Skyline Plaza in downtown Fort Wayne is officially open, and the first floor includes Debrand’s Fine Chocolates, Lake City Bank and a YMCA. It also features a new restaurant called The Golden, which will open June 3. In this week’s NorthEATS Indiana, we’ll find out more about the restaurant on the corner of Wayne and Harrison streets.