Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo


MSKTD’s architects and engineers have teamed with Bassett and Associates for ongoing work at Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo – Indiana’s #1 summer attraction in 2012, and ranked in the Top Ten Kids Zoo’s by Parent’s Magazine.


Projects include:

  • Upgrades to the Australian Adventure exhibit, currently in design.
  • The African Journey, a complete renovation of the Zoo’s African Adventure exhibit. The new African Journey features a new lion exhibit, renovated giraffe exhibit with feeding station, and accessible trails. In addition, improvements were made to infrastructure and winter holding areas for the animals.
  • Main Entry Renovation: new membership building, stroller barn, stroller concession building, new ticket booths and some new large trellis work. Many of the walkways were modified and/or rebuilt.
  • Zoo Gift Shop and Restroom building
  • New Animal Quarantine Building
  • Re-roof of the Indonesian Rainforest building
  • Shark and Ray Aquarium Tank Addition to the Great Barrier Reef Building
  • Ongoing capital improvement projects