Mayor Henry Opens in Envision Fort Wayne Center Created by kblakeslee on 3/31/2014 1:55:48 PM
Mayor Tom Henry announces opening of Envision Center - a store front to celebrate and solicit input on city projects like the riverfront development. (WOWO photo by Dean Jackson)
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Monday afternoon, Mayor Tom Henry opened the new Envision Fort Wayne Center, located at 916 S. Calhoun Street.
“Fort Wayne is on the cutting-edge for a community our size to have this outstanding center for public engagement,” said Mayor Henry. “It will provide an unprecedented way for citizens to engage with government and the community.”
The center is a downtown storefront that will provide ways to learn about and contribute to community projects such as Riverfront Fort Wayne and the Downtown Fort Wayne Plan 2020 Update.
City Planning Department employees will staff the center and discuss ideas with visitors Tuesdays 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and additional hours will be added during downtown festivals and events.
A grant from the Knight Foundation is covering the costs of rent, utilities, furnishings and equipment.