Monthly Archives: May 2012

Fort Wayne Profile

Background on Fort Wayne Fort Wayne, Indiana, is the county seat of Allen County. Located less than 20 miles west of Ohio border and 50 miles south of the Michigan border, Fort Wayne is the second largest city in Indiana … Continue reading

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Connecting Communities TM — Smaller Cities that Think Big: Lessons from Resurgent and Transforming Cities

At the Industrial Cities Initiative (ICI) Symposium in Chicago on February 28, 2012, participants expressed an interest in more comparative analysis of similar cities on a broader geographic basis. An upcoming audio conference titled, ‚ÄúSmaller Cities that Think Big: Lessons … Continue reading

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Grand Rapids Profile

Background Grand Rapids, the county seat of Kent County, is located in western Michigan. Grand Rapids is the center of a metropolitan statistical area that includes Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, and Allegan counties. History Grand Rapids was incorporated in 1850 [1] … Continue reading

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