Welcome to The Landing

Fort Wayne earned its nickname “The Summit City” in the 1800’s when the Wabash and Erie Canal ran through this part of the country, and Fort Wayne was situated at the highest point on the run of the canal. At that time, all canals landed along Canal and Columbia Streets downtown.

Today, this area has a new life, and has become a new point of destination at “The Landing."

On the Landing, visitors can enjoy Utopian coffee, Papi's Pizza, and other retail and dining areas like Nawa, offering outstanding Asian fusion foods in a spectacular setting.


Located along Columbia Street, The Landing features one block of residential and recreation for visitors and residents. Plus, The Landing is located just a block and a half south of Promenade Park.

Parking is available on-street and at the Plaza garage. (Map)

The Landing Map


Friends dining on the outdoor patio deck at Nawa on The Landing



The restaurants on The Landing have you covered for every meal of the day. Enjoy coffee and pastries from Utopian Coffee + Kitchen

Experience international cuisine from Mercado on The Landing. Enjoy their delicious tacos and much more for brunch and dinner! Nawa specializes in Asian inspired cuisine and is the perfect spot for lunch, dinner, or drinks on their patio under the “Bison” mural! 

There is also another fine dining destination, Marquee at the Landing. This upscale bar and restaurant is a scratch kitchen focusing on locally sourced products.

Nearby on Harrison is Tolon, Fort Wayne’s farm to table restaurant. 


So many new and exciting things are happening in Fort Wayne and The Landing is at the heart of it all. Check out the murals around the area starting with the “Bison” or enjoy the arts with a short walk to the arts campus. 

Shop at The Landing with new boutiques like House to Home or view the list of Fort Wayne’s boutiques here

The Landing is also within walking distance from many of Fort Wayne’s top attractions. The beautiful Promenade Park offers skyline views, riverfront connectivity, and more. Enjoy kayak rides, music, food and drinks from teds, and the accessible playgrounds for kids. 

Plus during the summer, The Landing is a perfect destination to enjoy before a TinCaps Baseball game under the lights or after a bike ride through Headwaters Park


Sleep in style at the Bradley, Fort Wayne’s first boutique hotel that is located steps away from The Landing. The hotel is a partnership between Vera Bradley co-founder, Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, and Provenance Hotels.

Enjoy a Family Adventure

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