List of tallest buildings in Fort Wayne

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The Fort Wayne skyline, looking north.

This list of tallest buildings in Fort Wayne ranks skyscrapers and high-rises in the United States city of Fort Wayne, Indiana by height. The tallest building in the city is One Summit Square. Completed in 1982, the building rises 442 feet (135 m) and 27 stories. One Summit Square stands as the fourth tallest building in Indiana and the tallest outside of Indianapolis. It is also the tallest reinforced concrete building in Indiana.[1] The second tallest skyscraper in the city is PNC Center, which rises 339 feet (103 m). Of the 40 tallest buildings in Indiana, three are located in Fort Wayne.[2]

Tallest buildings[edit]

This list ranks Fort Wayne, Indiana structures that stand at least 150 feet (46 m) tall to limit exhaustiveness and based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. Existing structures are included for ranking purposes based on present height.

Rank Name Image Height
ft / m
Floors Year Notes
1 One Summit Square Edificio del Summit Bank, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Estados Unidos, 2012-11-12, DD 01.jpg 442 feet (135 m) 27 1982 Tallest building in Fort Wayne since 1982, fourth tallest building in Indiana, and tallest outside of Indianapolis.[1][3]
2 PNC Center National City Center.JPG 339 feet (103 m) 26 1970 Tallest building in Fort Wayne from 1970–1982,[4] currently the 11th tallest building in the state of Indiana. Formerly known as Fort Wayne National Bank Building and National City Center.
3 Lincoln Bank Tower Lincoln Tower Bank 17.JPG 312 feet (95 m) 22 1930 Tallest building in Fort Wayne from 1930–1970[5] and tallest building in Indiana from 1930–1962.[6]
4 Allen County Courthouse Cortes del Condado de Allen, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Estados Unidos, 2012-11-12, DD 01.jpg 238 feet (73 m) 3 1902 Listed to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976,[7] later recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 2003.[8]
5 First Presbyterian Church 220 feet (67 m) 3 1950 [9]
6 Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church Iglesia Luterana de San Pablo, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Estados Unidos, 2012-11-12, DD 01.jpg 214 feet (65 m) 2 1889 Listed to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[10]
7 Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Catedral Católica de la Inmaculada Concepción, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Estados Unidos, 2012-11-12, DD 02.jpg 192 feet (59 m) 2 1860 Oldest standing religious structure in the city, listed to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[11]
8 Trinity English Lutheran Church 179 feet (55 m) 2 1923 [12]
9 Commerce Building 172 feet (52 m) 13 1923 [13][14]
10 Anthony Wayne Building Anthony Wayne Building, Fort Wayne, Indiana.JPG 167 feet (51 m) 14 1964 Will be tallest residential building when condominium renovation is completed in 2013.[15][16]

Timeline of tallest buildings[edit]

This lists structures that once held the title of tallest building in Fort Wayne.

Name Years as tallest Height
ft / m
Floors
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception 1860–1887 192 / 59 2
Saint Mary's Catholic Church[A] 1887–1902 225 / 69
Allen County Courthouse 1902–1930 238 / 73 3
Lincoln Bank Tower 1930–1970 312 / 95 22
Fort Wayne National Bank Building[B] 1970–1982 339 / 103 26
One Summit Square 1982–present 442 / 135 27

Notes[edit]

A. ^ This building was destroyed in 1993 by fire ignited from a lightning strike.[17]
B. ^ This building was constructed as the Fort Wayne National Bank Building, but has since been renamed PNC Center.

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ a b "One Summit Square". Emporis.com. Retrieved March 30, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Diagram of Indiana skyscrapers". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved April 4, 2008. 
  3. ^ "One Summit Square". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved March 30, 2009. 
  4. ^ "National City Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved March 30, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Lincoln National Bank Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved March 30, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Lincoln National Bank Tower". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved March 30, 2009. 
  7. ^ "Allen County Courthouse". Emporis.com. Retrieved March 30, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Allen County Courthouse". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved March 31, 2009. 
  9. ^ "First Presbyterian Church". Emporis.com. Retrieved March 30, 2009. 
  10. ^ "Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church". Emporis.com. Retrieved March 30, 2009. 
  11. ^ "Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception". Emporis.com. Retrieved March 30, 2009. 
  12. ^ "Trinity English Lutheran Church". Emporis.com. Retrieved March 30, 2009. 
  13. ^ "Commerce Building". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved March 30, 2009. 
  14. ^ "Commerce Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved March 31, 2009. 
  15. ^ "Anthony Wayne Bank Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved March 30, 2009. 
  16. ^ "Anthony Wayne Bank Building". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved March 31, 2009. 
  17. ^ "St. Mary's Catholic Church". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-11-23. 

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