The annual Historic South Park Easter egg hunt on the Park Drive Boulevard drew dozens upon dozens of children and their parents in search of eggs filled with candy and prizes on March 30,2013. Thanks to the efforts of the social committee lead by Abby Reed, those in search of eggs or prizes weren’t disappointed. [...]
For more than 100 years, the boulevard on Park Drive has served as one of the anchors for South Park. We’re pleased to announce a project that will add a signature piece of sculpture to this famed green space. The Project • A Hamilton Dixon Creation – Sculpture on the Boulevard South Park resident and nationally known [...]
South Park is home to engineers, musicians, retirees, business people… simply put, South Park is home to some amazing people. As part of WYSO’s ongoing series Reinvention Stories, Karen Stephens is featured in this week’s edition. Karen is an active supporter of the neighborhood and is an advocate for canine everywhere. Be visit WYSO and [...]
Historic South Park Inc. (HSPI) is a neighborhood association of your neighbors around the corner and down the street working together to make a great neighborhood even better. We promote home ownership, fight blight, encourage business and investments in the neighborhood, improve parks and public spaces, combat crime as well as fund and organize a [...]
Ready for a fun party or two? We are! Join us Saturday, December 15th for Historic South Park’s Holiday Festivities! at Hope Lutheran Church (Hickory & Perrine) Bring the kids to the Santa Party 2-4:30 for music, crafts, snacks and a visit with Santa. The Hot Toddy Party begins at 6:30 p.m. It will again [...]
What a gem! Step into the past in this completely updated historical beauty. This old world two-story is loaded with updates and charm. Amenities include: newer furnace and windows, original hardwood floors, updated bathroom, and impressive landscaping. The remodeled bathroom is equipped with Italian marble and has a European towel warmer. Entire exterior professionally painted [...]
Architect and South Park resident Matt Sauer helps kick off a Dayton Daily News series on architecture in and around Dayton by sharing his thoughts on one of Dayton’s overlooked architectural treasures.
South Park Resident Larry Sizer has discovered photographs of what appears to be a South Park library branch. Here are interior and exterior views, with an NCR building in the background of the exterior view. Can anyone tell from the photos where these buildings were? Caption for interior photo: Interior of the South Park Delivery [...]
Strange things happen on All Hallow’s Eve. On Tuesday, October 30th at 5PM, you will see a parade of little monsters and fantastic creatures marching down the Boulevard!
Your family is invited to Historic South Park’s annual costume parade and weenie roast. Please come to Blommel Park (Jay & Park Dr) at 5PM for a free hot dog, and then line up for the parade. The parade will cover about two blocks. Adults, you are welcome to accompany your children if you are also in costume yourself! Grandparents, bring your grandkids! By 6 o’clock–the start of Beggars’ Hours–all young costumed creatures are set free to trick or treat. You’ve been warned! Bwa-ha-ha-ha!
The Free Shakespeare Company will present “The Merchant of Venice” in Blommel Park two nights in South Park: Thursday, July 19 and Thursday, August 9. Performances begin at 7:00 p.m. Bring folding chairs or blankets. The show is free, but a free-Will offering will be taken.
Not able to make it on those dates? You can still catch the show nearby:
ArtStreet, University of Dayton, July 20, 21, 22
Newcom Park, Oregon District, August 3, 4, 5
See the Free Shakespeare Facebook page for full schedule.