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.
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’...
Many of you may have seen the television interviews and the newspaper articles a few weeks ago about plans for Sunrise MetroPark and the Unity Bridge over the Great Miami River. In addition local TV coverage, reporting on the bridge can be found online at the Dayton...
The Education Corridor of the Dayton Riverfront Plan provides the most dynamic opportunity for economic redevelopment. The corridor covers the south stretch of the Great Miami River from downtown to Carillon Historical Park, connecting some of the region’s strongest...
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