Smith Field

Also known as: Paul Baer Municipal Airport, 003-286-01001
426 W. Ludwig Rd., Fort Wayne, Indiana


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 26, 2003
Reference number
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Aircraft Hanger
Areas of significance
Transportation; Architecture; Engineering; Military; Education; Entertainment/Recreation
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Air-related; Sport facility; School; Air facility; Manufacturing facility; Rail-related
Current functions
Air-related; Sport facility; School; Agricultural fields; Business
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1919; 1925; 1944
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 8
Contributing structures: 7
Contributing sites: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 4
Non-contributing structures: 1