Tag Archives: Urban Renewal

Demolition on Adams: A Fresh Start

09 Jan
Demolition on Adams

Many neighbors are rejoicing over the demolition of the cramped cottage at Adams and Nathan that happened last month. Next-door neighbor Mary Beth Haug said, “Having that cottage come down was by far the best Christmas present I could ask for. It was a source of so much grief during the six years that I’ve […]

South Park Awarded MCSWD Grant!

01 Jan

More good news for the Great South Park Tot Lot Project! In December, the Montgomery County Solid Waste District awarded the neighborhood a grant in the amount of $3,768.75  for benches (made of recycled material, of course), trash receptacles and playground equipment. The grant administrators were very impressed with the plans for the Tot Lot […]

9,000 Attend South Park Rehabarama 2001

26 Feb

In the summer of 2001, the South Park Historic District hosted a very successfull “Rehabarama.” In a partnership with Citywide Development and the Home Builders Association of Dayton, five historic homes were renovated and three new infill houses were constructed. Roughly 9,000 people attended the home show. Every property was sold to an owner-occupant. Today, […]