The Arch Archives

Civic Plaza met the moment. Is its time fading?

When Civic Plaza was built, downtown finally had its meeting spot. But the story may be ending for the looming clock tower and often-dry fountain.

Traffic headache lasted three years at the Johnson Street bridge

Johnson Street bridge improvements took 20 years to plan. Construction delays and political squabbles turned it into a project to forget.
Traffic goes under downtown Elkhart's Arch

Looming over downtown, the costly Arch was toppled by critics

The Arch was memorable, costly and criticized as a short-lived 1960s Main Street attraction.
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