Don’t Forget: Riverfront Development Study findings to be revealed Feb. 4th

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Riverfront Development Study findings are in and the big reveal will be made next month.

The public is invited to celebrate the conclusion of the Riverfront Development Study and see the final recommendations from the riverfront consultants at a public meeting on February 4th, at the Grand Wayne Center in the Anthony Wayne Ballroom.

Thousands of residents have attended public meetings, submitted ideas, taken part in special events and served on committees to help create a unique and engaging vision for our downtown riverfront,” said Pam Holocher, deputy director of Community Development. “It will be exciting to see all those efforts come together in a plan that will be a catalyst for the continued growth and success of our city and region.”

The event gets underway at 5:30 p.m. with the presentation beginning at 5:45 p.m. Following the presentation, live music and refreshments will be available, along with a display of the winners from the Riverfront social media photo contest,

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In November 2013, the City contracted with SWA Group to complete the Riverfront Study. The contract amount is $499,500 and is funded through Legacy dollars. The study will be the first comprehensive look at enhancing the use of Fort Wayne's rivers.