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Historic
South Park

A historic urban neighborhood in Dayton, Ohio.

“Community is not found easily these days. So when you find even a little, life seems richer.”

More than historic.

Historic South Park Inc. (HSPI) is a neighborhood association of your neighbors around the corner and down the street working together to make a great neighborhood even better.

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All things South Park

Reunion Block Party 2022

SAVE THE DATE! On Saturday, July 30 from 3-6pm, South Park will celebrate 40 years as a Dayton historic district, the designation that jump-started our return from the ashes. This party is for all neighbors, with a special invitation to former neighbors to join us for food, drink and entertainment.

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Events

Latest Happenings

Reunion Block Party 2022

SAVE THE DATE! On Saturday, July 30 from 3-6pm, South Park will celebrate 40 years as a Dayton historic district, the designation that jump-started our return from the ashes. This party is for all neighbors, with a special invitation to former neighbors to join us for food, drink and entertainment.

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Meetings

Minutes and Upcoming Dates

March 2022 Meeting Minutes

Shakespeare in South Park will be  August 26-28, so our August PPD is moving to September 10. Looking forward to the Easter Egg Hunt, Earth Day Cleanup, and New Neighbor Party on Thursday May 12.

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Development

  • Encourage property investment
  • Stay involved in City of Dayton developments
  • Monitor Housing Standards
    Support neighborhood businesses
  • Monitor and support live-work-play development
  • Defend against negative investments
  • Collaborate with area stakeholders

Safety

  • Work with our community based police
  • Support a neighborhood watch
  • Broadcast alerts when necessary
  • Send letters to absent landlords of blighted property

Parks

  • Apply for improvements funding
  • Plant trees and perennials
  • Maintain a community garden
  • Complete Alley Sweep

Social & Events

  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Perennial exchange
  • Home Tours and Rehabaramas
  • Shakespeare in South Park
  • Halloween Spooky Park Parade
  • Trash to Treasure sales
  • Porch, Deck and Patio parties, chili cook-off
  • Hot Toddy parties, and various creative events to gather together

Communication

  • Send regular neighborhood email blasts
  • Maintain and create content for website and social media outlets
  • Create banners, brochures, posters, flyers and mailings