The Bath Twp. board of trustees voted unanimously Thursday night in favor of a zoning change that means what’s left of the iconic Skyborn Drive-In and Skateland will be razed.
The properties are on Haddix Road in the township, north of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and the land will become the home to a construction company.
"It's going to be sad to see them go," Dan Kirkpatrick, Fairborn Area Historical Society vice president, told WHIO-TV's James Buechele.
"It's been a place for families to go to watch a movie," he said. "It's been a place for kids to go skating."
Kirkpatrick said the historical society is working with the construction company, Barrett Paving, to use the property as a quarry. Both sides also will be exploring the area for any historical artifacts to save.
Officials with the paving company said they are willing to possibly save the drive-in sign.
Kirkpatrick said he's not sure where the sign would go.
"Who knows? We might be able to find some future use for it," he said.
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