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City Commission Work Session
June 4, 2014
 CityWide engaged in 2012 to lead comprehensive
community development effort.
 Target Geography: Old North Dayton and McCook Field
neighborhoods and the business community around it.
 Governance: the DaVinci Investors:
 Led by Dayton Children’s
 City of Dayton
 Greater Old North Dayton Business Association
 The Salvation Army KROC Center
 CityWide
 Advisors: St. Mary CDC, UD Fitz Center
 Goal: Develop a neighborhood revitalization plan which
leverages community assets, maximizes investment and
builds value for all.
Structure
Da Vinci
2

 An asset and place-based approach for guiding and
leveraging investment to maximize impact and build
value………… sometimes described as:
 Green and Gold – A Framework for nurturing and
growing Dayton’s assets while guiding the greening
of the new smaller Dayton.
3
Context: The Dayton Approach
C i t y O f D a y t o n M a p o f A s s e t – B a s e d,
L i n k e d D e v e l o p m e n t a n d C o m m u n i t y C o l l a b o r a t i v e
O p e r a t i o n s a n d O p p o r t u n i t i e s - - 2 0 0 1 – 2 0 1 2
The Dayton Approach
Mapping Green and Gold
A New Kind of Map
More than $3.6B invested
in strategic, place-based
collaborative investments
in Dayton from 2001-2013

Da Vinci Geography
I-75
Route 4
McCook Field
Old North Dayton
Residential Area
Jobs and Business Crescent
Great Miami River
Mad River Recreational
5

 Discovery – Crisis of Confidence
 10,000 Jobs
 $900M in Annual Sales
 200+ Businesses
 $400M+ Invested since 2001 – all sectors
 More than 200 homes largely renovated by immigrant/refugee
investments
 Significant decrease in crime over last decade
 $34M+ Committed in public infrastructure projects over the
next 4 to 5 Years
 Strong Partners: DC, KROC, OLR, KISER, GONDBA
Strategy: Build on Assets/Leverage
Investments & Build Value
6
 Corridors – Challenging Image
 Navigation
 Blight
 Housing
 Support to existing homeowners
 Targeted demolition
 Community Organizing
 Fund Development
 Public Amenity Additions
 DaVinci Children’s Garden
 RTA Bus Shelters 7
Initial Focus

DaVinci Transportation Strategy
Reimaging/Design Valley Street
Wayfinding/Navigation/Branding
DaVinci Children’s Garden
DIY Paint Program
Community Organizing/Business
Outreach
2014 Project Objectives
8
 Transportation Strategy model is Greater Rubicon Park Transportation
Strategy:
 Aligning & linking economic development with transportation
improvements to retain & grow job base.
 Reimaging of primary corridors.
 5 to 10 year horizon.
 Strategy
 Leverage infrastructure funding committed: $34M+
 Identify federal & state fund sources for roadway improvements &
deadlines.
 Reviewed award criteria and competitiveness.
 Transportation Strategy presented to community groups & received
unanimous support.
 City Plan Board Approval May 20.
 City Commission will review: June 18th.
 Summer applications to write:
 Valley Street
 Troy
9
DaVinci Transportation Strategy
10

 Received Dayton Foundation Grant for planning
 Vivian Llambi and Associates
 Community Meetings
 Preliminary Design Complete for Valley
 Enhance & complete the Valley Street Greenway
 Identifying and aligning resources for Valley Street
improvements
 Initial Design Concepts for DaVinci Children’s
Garden – public amenity along Valley
Valley Street
11
DaVinci Children’s Garden
- Where Kids Explore, Play and Learn
12
Goal:
Add public amenity to
Community Development Area
13

New Shelters
 RTA Grant awarded
 Fun Design
 Larger structures
 Include 3 walls for
shelter from
inclement weather
 Larger benches to
accommodate more
people

Navigational Challenges
 First issue brought up by Business Community
 Irregular street pattern through geography
 Poor way-finding signage
 Condition & image of major corridors
 Closure of Keowee Street exit/I-75 increased problem
 Lack of identity/brand
 “Where am I?”, “How do I get there?” & “How do I
know when I am there?”
15
16

Proposed Solution: Way-finding
 Work with the Navigational Loop envisioned using
Valley, Stanley & Keowee Streets.
 Other Key Streets: Leo, Webster, Troy.
 Way-finding
 Have consistent, visible signage that will increase
access to existing business for customers, visitors, &
employees.
 Provide an opportunity for marketing/branding of the
entire community – improve the community confidence
quotient.
17

18
Community Organizing
 Meetings with existing groups and leaders
 Outreach to new residents
 Participate in activities
 Formal presentations
 Block work
 Community Events
DIY Paint
Program
- Sherwin-Williams Partner
- House Painting 101
- Community Outreach
- April - May
- Implementation
- June – Oct.
- 20+ Applications in
Process
19

Questions and Comments?
20

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Da Vinci Collaborative - Project Overview

  • 1. City Commission Work Session June 4, 2014
  • 2.  CityWide engaged in 2012 to lead comprehensive community development effort.  Target Geography: Old North Dayton and McCook Field neighborhoods and the business community around it.  Governance: the DaVinci Investors:  Led by Dayton Children’s  City of Dayton  Greater Old North Dayton Business Association  The Salvation Army KROC Center  CityWide  Advisors: St. Mary CDC, UD Fitz Center  Goal: Develop a neighborhood revitalization plan which leverages community assets, maximizes investment and builds value for all. Structure Da Vinci 2
  • 3.   An asset and place-based approach for guiding and leveraging investment to maximize impact and build value………… sometimes described as:  Green and Gold – A Framework for nurturing and growing Dayton’s assets while guiding the greening of the new smaller Dayton. 3 Context: The Dayton Approach
  • 4. C i t y O f D a y t o n M a p o f A s s e t – B a s e d, L i n k e d D e v e l o p m e n t a n d C o m m u n i t y C o l l a b o r a t i v e O p e r a t i o n s a n d O p p o r t u n i t i e s - - 2 0 0 1 – 2 0 1 2 The Dayton Approach Mapping Green and Gold A New Kind of Map More than $3.6B invested in strategic, place-based collaborative investments in Dayton from 2001-2013
  • 5.  Da Vinci Geography I-75 Route 4 McCook Field Old North Dayton Residential Area Jobs and Business Crescent Great Miami River Mad River Recreational 5
  • 6.   Discovery – Crisis of Confidence  10,000 Jobs  $900M in Annual Sales  200+ Businesses  $400M+ Invested since 2001 – all sectors  More than 200 homes largely renovated by immigrant/refugee investments  Significant decrease in crime over last decade  $34M+ Committed in public infrastructure projects over the next 4 to 5 Years  Strong Partners: DC, KROC, OLR, KISER, GONDBA Strategy: Build on Assets/Leverage Investments & Build Value 6
  • 7.  Corridors – Challenging Image  Navigation  Blight  Housing  Support to existing homeowners  Targeted demolition  Community Organizing  Fund Development  Public Amenity Additions  DaVinci Children’s Garden  RTA Bus Shelters 7 Initial Focus
  • 8.  DaVinci Transportation Strategy Reimaging/Design Valley Street Wayfinding/Navigation/Branding DaVinci Children’s Garden DIY Paint Program Community Organizing/Business Outreach 2014 Project Objectives 8
  • 9.  Transportation Strategy model is Greater Rubicon Park Transportation Strategy:  Aligning & linking economic development with transportation improvements to retain & grow job base.  Reimaging of primary corridors.  5 to 10 year horizon.  Strategy  Leverage infrastructure funding committed: $34M+  Identify federal & state fund sources for roadway improvements & deadlines.  Reviewed award criteria and competitiveness.  Transportation Strategy presented to community groups & received unanimous support.  City Plan Board Approval May 20.  City Commission will review: June 18th.  Summer applications to write:  Valley Street  Troy 9 DaVinci Transportation Strategy
  • 10. 10
  • 11.   Received Dayton Foundation Grant for planning  Vivian Llambi and Associates  Community Meetings  Preliminary Design Complete for Valley  Enhance & complete the Valley Street Greenway  Identifying and aligning resources for Valley Street improvements  Initial Design Concepts for DaVinci Children’s Garden – public amenity along Valley Valley Street 11
  • 12. DaVinci Children’s Garden - Where Kids Explore, Play and Learn 12 Goal: Add public amenity to Community Development Area
  • 13. 13
  • 14.  New Shelters  RTA Grant awarded  Fun Design  Larger structures  Include 3 walls for shelter from inclement weather  Larger benches to accommodate more people
  • 15.  Navigational Challenges  First issue brought up by Business Community  Irregular street pattern through geography  Poor way-finding signage  Condition & image of major corridors  Closure of Keowee Street exit/I-75 increased problem  Lack of identity/brand  “Where am I?”, “How do I get there?” & “How do I know when I am there?” 15
  • 16. 16
  • 17.  Proposed Solution: Way-finding  Work with the Navigational Loop envisioned using Valley, Stanley & Keowee Streets.  Other Key Streets: Leo, Webster, Troy.  Way-finding  Have consistent, visible signage that will increase access to existing business for customers, visitors, & employees.  Provide an opportunity for marketing/branding of the entire community – improve the community confidence quotient. 17
  • 18.  18 Community Organizing  Meetings with existing groups and leaders  Outreach to new residents  Participate in activities  Formal presentations  Block work  Community Events
  • 19. DIY Paint Program - Sherwin-Williams Partner - House Painting 101 - Community Outreach - April - May - Implementation - June – Oct. - 20+ Applications in Process 19