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  • The First Brick Building erected in Fort Wayne: James Barnett in 1824, erected the first brick building in Fort Wayne on the north side of Columbia Street, east of Clinton. The brick was made by Benjamin Archer. Used as a residence for many years, the building at last served as the location of Schwieter's Bakery. It was torn down in 1909.' The sign in the window says Grant Bakery. Reproduced from a printed source.