Have ideas for the former fairgrounds? Here’s how to tell onMain

OnMain will have a workshop for the community June 27.
OnMain will have a workshop for the community June 27.

Montgomery County residents who have ideas for redevelopment of the former Montgomery County Fairgrounds can tell the developing organization June 27.

OnMain, a collaboration between Premier Health and the University of Dayton, will have a workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. June 27 at UD’s Daniel J. Curran Place at 1700 S. Patterson Drive.

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The workshop will give residents a chance to learn about progress over the last year and provide insight into the design and engineering work. Participants will work in small groups to generate specific ideas and discuss amenities and public spaces that could be incorporated in the overall design.

“We’re excited to share with the community how the project has been evolving since the onMain vision document was released in October,” said Buddy LaChance, CEO of onMain. “We believe this will be a transformational development in the Dayton area and will represent the best of Dayton as a city of innovation, entrepreneurialism, creativity, sustainability and inclusiveness.”

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Premier and UD purchased the property in 2017 and formed onMain earler this year. Leaders said in November that work on the first building could begin within the next three to four years.


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