Presentation on theme: "T Dayton View Historic District - T he Dayton View Historic District is a 680-acre (2.8 km2) sector of Dayton developed in the late 19th century consisting."— Presentation transcript:
T Dayton View Historic District - T he Dayton View Historic District is a 680-acre (2.8 km2) sector of Dayton developed in the late 19th century consisting of 219 structures in the registry. - In 1984, Dayton View Historic was registered on the National Register of Historic Places. Bound by Broadway, Harvard Blvd., Superior and Salem Aves. (No. 84003787). City of Dayton Ordinance #25552. - The area’s style and layout is credited to the vision of James Oliver Arnold, whose farm house still stands at the northwest corner of Superior and Arnold. The original portion of the farmhouse dates to 1832. -James Arnold envisioned a grand neighborhood of broad, tree-lined streets graced with large, impressive homes set back comfortably from the street. - The Dayton View Historic District was historically one of Dayton's most prominent neighborhoods.
Dayton View Historic District con’t. - Today, the neighborhood consists of a diverse mix of residents representing a wide range of cultural, ethnic and economic backgrounds. - Dayton View Historic includes houses of many architectural styles, such as Victorian, Jacobethan, Chateauesque, American Foursquare, and Prairie School architecture. - The timeline of the architecture style is dated from the late 1880s through the1930s. - Dayton View Historic, however, is listed on the National Register for Late Victorian and Colonial Revival styles. Dayton View is home to large, architecturally significant homes with elaborate staircases, third-story ballrooms, and carriage houses. - The neighborhood is surrounded and anchored by many of Dayton's most historically significant cultural institutions, as well as Dayton's most historically prominent churches, with neighbors like Grace United Methodist church, the Dayton Art Institute, Masonic Temple, the Greek Orthodox Church, schools including Longfellow, Richard Allen, Edison and Dayton View Academy and numerous small businesses that line Salem Avenue.
Dayton View Historic District con’t. Dayton View Historic Association - 501c3 since 1995 - Board consists of seven members -President – Fred Holley -Vice President – Alex Robertson - VP of Housing – Tracey Postell - VP of Safety – Jerry Burns - VP of Streetscapes – Tom Bauer - Secretary and VP of Communications – Aimee burns - Treasurer – David Barker - All residents are members, including renters - No annual membership fees - Everyone has an opportunity to participate in the decision making process - While we have our problems, within the boundaries of the District, we boast some of the lowest crime rates in the City! - All of our exterior restorations/renovations are guided by the “Blue Book” (Blueprint for Rehabilitation) and reviewed/approved by the Preservation Secretary and/or the Landmarks Commission.
Dayton View Historic District Neighborhood Activities: - Quarterly General and Board Meetings (third Thursday of January, April, July and November) - Annual Yard Sale (usually in July/August) - Festival of Neighborhoods (in partnership with Grace United and 12 surrounding Neighborhoods - Screening Program (We do all screening for the Landlord at our largest apartment building (35 unit) - Partner and Steering Committee Board member for the Salem Avenue Peace Corridor (SAPC) and COP (Community of Peace) Garden initiatives. -Youth Lawn Care Program ( Mini Grant used to hire neighborhood youth to cut vacant lots and houses) - Multiple Annual Clean Sweep/Clean-Up Programs - DIY Program - Two residents on the City of Dayton Landmarks Commission, one is Chairperson -- Annual Sponsor and Board Member for the MVCPA CPOP (Community Problem Oriented Policing) Conference
PRESERVING OUR HISTORY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS THE END