Downtown Dayton – A City On The Move!

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Greater Downtown Dayton, with more than 42,000 employees, 20,000 residents, 40,000 students, and over 7 million visitors per year, is the place to live, learn, create, and play! Dayton is also a city with a plan! In November, more than 500 people gathered in the Wintergarden at the Schuster Performing Arts Center in downtown Dayton to hear an update and …

Take A Walk On A Canal Right Here In Downtown Dayton!

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  You don’t have to travel to exotic places to take a walk on a canal! In downtown Dayton, where walking is a way of life for urban dwellers (such as at Patterson Place), you can take a stroll on a portion of the old Miami-Erie Canal and discover a significant part of Dayton’s rich history. In the early 1800’s, …

Hometown Heroes Deserve the American Dream of Homeownership!

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At Charles Simms Development, we believe in building more than just homes; we believe in building communities, too. In honor of those who serve our country and our communities, we are proud to offer $1,000 off the price of a new Simms home at closing to Military Personnel, Fire Fighters, Police Officers, EMTs, Hospital Personnel or Teachers. Miami Valley is …

Down Payment Assistance Program at Patterson Place: Brand New Townhomes for As Little As $1,150 Out of Pocket

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Imagine owning a brand new townhome in one of the hottest locations in the Miami Valley: Downtown Dayton. Now imagine buying that new home with only $1,150 out of your pocket, including your down payment. Sound impossible? Through a special OHFA financing program for qualified first time homebuyers, purchasing a new townhome at Patterson Place by Charles Simms Development has …

Urban Nights Shows Off the Best of Downtown Living

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Dayton’s biggest and best street party has returned at last. Urban Nights, the semi-annual celebration of Downtown Dayton, kicks off Friday, September 12 at 5 pm.  This free event showcases everything downtown has to offer that makes urban living so special, including Dayton’s best dining, shopping, and arts and entertainment venues. Over 30,000 people from all over the Miami Valley …

Dayton Dragons: Our Downtown Gem

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A community is made up of its people. The way to build a strong community is to bring its people together. Food, sports, and entertainment are the three most popular draws of attendance for special events. The Dayton Dragons Minor League baseball team offers Dayton families all three. When then-City Commissioner Tony Capizzi first suggested being proactive about revitalizing downtown …

Dayton Arts Scene Offers Something For Everyone

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Dayton’s arts scene is vibrant and contemporary, with visual and performance offerings to please arts lovers of all ages. Residents at Patterson Place and Rubicon Square are just steps from world class music, art, theatre, ballet and dramatic performance. Here is a snapshot of the best Dayton has to offer: The Victoria Theatre Association, in partnership with the Arts Center …

Biking To Work An Idea Whose Time Has Come

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Did you know that Dayton has been designated a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists? Their national rating system evaluates miles of trails, accessibility, difficulty, and other features for cyclists.  In 2012 Dayton made Bicycling Magazine’s list of Top 50 Bike-Friendly Cities. RiverScape MetroPark is positioned at the center of over 330 miles of connected …

Dayton Area Celebrations Make The Fourth Truly Glorious

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Whether you live south of town in the Centerville and Washington Township area, or closer to the heart of downtown, Dayton offers plenty of activities to help you celebrate Independence Day. If you’re a south of towner like residents of The Cottages and Twin Lakes West, the fun begins on Thursday evening. The 2014 Summer Concert Series, presented by the …

Why Building Your New Dream Home is Easier Than You Think

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If you find the idea of building your next home a bit intimidating, you’re not alone. Luckily, Simms Development has helped literally thousands of home buyers navigate this surprisingly simple process for over 50 years. Relax. We’re here for you. I took a highly unscientific survey of a few of our home owners, as well as our awesome sales team, …