Fort Wayne Astronomical Society

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New Star*Quest Observatory

The Star*Quest Observatory for the Fort Wayne Astronomical Society will be a new 1,500 square feet facility located within Fox Island County Park. The new Observatory will include an observation room with a retractable roof system to open the building to an unobstructed night sky. The building will also include a computer and library room as well as mechanical and storage spaces. This project will incorporate many sustainable design concepts including recycled content materials, regional materials, pervious concrete paving, and a rainwater catchment system for on-site irrigation.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

• Observation Room with Retractable Roof System
• Computer and Library Room
• Recycled Content and Regional Materials
• Exterior Telescope Pads

COMMUNITY SPACES

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Akron Community Center

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FW Astronomical Society

Akron United Methodist Church

Akron United Methodist Church Sanctuary

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Akron United Methodist Church Office

Pike Memorial Park

Pike Memorial Park

Woodburn Park

Woodburn Park

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Flint Creek Facility

Heritage Park 122nd Fighter Wing

Heritage Park 122nd Fighter Wing

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Mon Grocery Facade Grant

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Doolittle Electric Facade Grant

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Parrish Orthodontics Facade Grant

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Old Crown Coffee House Facade Grant

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