About the Plan
The Plan was created from a partnership-driven revitalization effort that brought together Five Rivers MetroParks, Miami Conservancy District, the City of Dayton, Montgomery County, Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission, the Downtown Dayton Partnership, and the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA). Additional funding support was provided by The Dayton Foundation and the Montgomery County Land Bank.
- City of Dayton
- Five Rivers MetroParks
- Miami Conservancy District
- CityWide Development Corporation
- Downtown Dayton Partnership
- Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority
- Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission
- Montgomery County
- Montgomery County Land Bank
Keep up with our progress
Tour a map of the Plan’s study area to see what projects have been completed, what projects are being implemented, and what projects are being planned right now.
Dayton’s flood control system is the envy of the world. After the Great Flood of 1913, the Miami Conservancy District was formed with a system of five dry dams, ground-breaking engineering and hundreds of miles of levees which have kept the region safe from high water...
The vibrant redevelopment of downtown is spilling up, down, and over our rivers to Dayton’s neighborhoods along all points of the compass. The Dayton Riverfront Plan continues to spur on this evolution. The Third Street Bridge has reopened; the Gem City Market is...
In 1911, the Olmstead Brothers, sons of Fredrick Law Olmstead, the Father of Landscape Architecture, laid out Dayton’s System of Parks and Parkways. In that design, the Olmstead Brothers envisioned ribbons of parks along our rivers. Motorists could drive the parks’...
Leverage the rivers to catalyze development in greater downtown and ensure long-term vitality of the region.
Something for Everyone
Provide more diverse programs and experiences, and ensure their equitable distribution across the riverfront.
Heart of Dayton
Take me to the River