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Fort Wayne

About Fort Wayne

254,555 in city
610,015 in metro
110.83 mi² (287.05 km²)

The second largest city in Indiana, Fort Wayne was founded in 1794 around a military outpost of the same name. The city grew rapidly in the 1840's after the completion of the Wabash & Erie Canal, which provided the most direct transportation link from the Great Lakes to the Ohio River. Headwaters Park just north of downtown marks the meeting of the Saint Joseph and Saint Mary's Rivers forming the Maumee River which then flows northeast toward Lake Erie. The city has a diversified industrial base and serves as the major trade center for northeastern Indiana and neighboring parts of Ohio.

Metro Cities:

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
140 All buildings
2
planned
4
unbuilt
26
demolished
108
existing

Tallest buildings

# Building Height Year
1 One Summit Square 442 ft 1982
2 PNC Center 339 ft 1970
3 Lincoln National Bank Building 312 ft 1930
4 Anthony Wayne Bank Building 167 ft 1964
5 1st Source Center 149 ft 1989

Other buildings

No. Type
2 Famous buildings

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