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Different housing available for sale or rent in Historic South Park

For Sale: 213 Johnson Street, 2BR, 1 Bath $63,900

03 Apr

Lovely historical home with built-in china cabinets in the dining room. Natural woodwork, wood floors, updated kitchen, decorative-non functioning mantle fireplace, more built in book shelves in living room,wonderful bath with tub, ceramic tile, stand up shower. Beautifully, landscaped yard with lots of flowers. Stone patio in the middle of the yard. BRAND NEW CARPET […]

History blends with Technology on Spring Home Tour, Sat. April 30, 2011

07 Apr

Use your smartphone to hunt up a little history and enter our raffle for a chance to win an Apple iPad2 Click Here to Get Tickets This spring, the public not only has a chance to enjoy South Park’s unique architecture and history, but is invited to use digital technology to further enrich their experience of this wonderful […]

Building a better South Park: The historic neighborhood’s unprecedented progress

06 Apr

[This essay appeared in the Dayton City Paper February 23, 2011] Everybody loves it when the good guys win. The story of the renewal of South Park, Dayton’s largest historic neighborhood, is inspiring in its transformation and instructive in its struggle against urban blight and all its ills. Once perceived as a place to be […]

14 Bradford – $69,000

13 Nov

OPEN SUNDAY, November 14, 2pm to 4 pm 14 Bradford – $69,000 Charming cottage with great original woodwork, 10-foot ceilings, welcoming front porch and private side porch. Huge master bedroom with fireplace hearth and bay windows, parlor, dining room, pantry off kitchen. Nearly 1,500 feet of living all on one floor. Furnace and central air […]

A Sustainability Plan for Historic South Park

28 Apr

You could be sharing the neighborhood with more butterflies and humming birds. An urban sustainability project taken on by a group of students from the University of Dayton may result in a greener neighborhood. Their plan, which they are graciously giving to South Park, encompasses historic home renovations for increased energy efficiency, a greener boulevard with permeable […]

25 Johnson Street, 2 Bed, 2 Bath $145,900

05 Apr
25 Johnson Street

Many friendly people live on Johnson Street–Ian, Jeanne, Mike–why, even the Johnson family lives on Johnson Street! Come walk through the neighborhood, have lunch at the South Park Tavern and take a look at this beautifully restored home, hardwood floors, Eastlake woodwork, a porch of course and a deck for enjoying or entertaining. (We love […]

515 Oak Street, 3 BR, 1 Bath $30,900

01 Apr

For historic home lovers, this is hard to resist. It’s deceptive looking on the outside (rather like a cool-funky “beach shack”), but you can see the solid historic structure, the high ceilings, the surprising amount of space. You’ll have to control yourself because you’ll want to restore its original charming exterior immediately, take off the […]

205 Bonner Street, 3BR, 2 Bath $115,000

01 Apr

If you’re into historic homes, get ready to fall in love! This is a classic South Park home, with lots of period detail to go with the thoroughly modern amenities. Nice backyard, too. And we’ve told you that Bonner is a cool street to live on, haven’t we? To see more photos, details and most […]