The Downtown Dayton Partnership announced that its signature initiative is almost fully funded. The River Run Project has raised 3.8 million dollars from both public and private sector donors. The project is the next phase of development at RiverScape MetroPark, which aims to create a regional downtown destination. It includes the removal of a dam that’s considered dangerous and the construction of two boulder-like structures that along the Great Miami River.
The announcement was made Friday at the annual meeting of the Downtown Dayton Partnership. The initiative is part of the Greater Downtown Dayton plan, which strives bolster Dayton’s economy through creating a vibrant city center.