Fort Wayne historic preservation group ARCH accepting nominations for preservation awards, endangered buildings list

Fort Wayne-area historic preservation organization ARCH is accepting nominations through March 12 for its Endangered Buildings List and ARCHIE preservation awards. ( file photo)

Area historic preservation organization ARCH will accept nominations through March 12 for its annual Endangered Buildings List and its ARCHIE Awards for outstanding preservation work.

Nominations must be for exterior work visible to the public that has been completed within the past two years and is located in Allen County, a news release said. ARCHIE categories include outstanding single-family, multifamily, commercial, and organizational or institutional projects.

Nominations for the Endangered Buildings List should involve historic structures in Allen County that are threatened by neglect, vacancy, changing use or new development, the news release said.

Send ARCHIE Award and Endangered Buildings List nominations by March 12 to ARCH at or mail to: ARCH, 818 Lafayette St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802.

ARCH will announce the award and 2018 Endangered Buildings List at a reception in May.

For more information, call 1-260-426-5117 or go to