SAH Supports the Proposed Restoration of the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre (Arts United Center)

by SAH News | Jun 10, 2021
Fort Wayne Theatre
Kahn, Louis Isidore (Russian-American architect and city planner, 1901-1974). 1973, Image: 2017. Fine Arts Center, School, and Performing Arts Theater, Façade, Exterior. theaters (buildings). Image courtesy of Emma López-Bahut.


The SAH Heritage Conservation Committee has written a letter in support of efforts to rehabilitate and restore the Louis Kahn-designed Fort Wayne Civic Theatre (now the Arts United Center) in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Read the letter

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