City commission to vote Wednesday on former fairgrounds development plan

City commission will vote Wednesday on whether they approve of the outline for how the former Montgomery County fairgrounds will be redeveloped into a new neighborhood called onMain.

The zoning changes have already been approved by the Dayton Plan Board and the next step in the process is to seek approval at the city commission meeting 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The future neighborhood, called onMain, is a long planned development between Stewart, South Main and Apple streets across from Miami Valley Hospital.

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The project is led by onMain Inc., a development organization formed by Premier Health and University of Dayton, which jointly own the 38-acre site.

The high-level outline for how the neighborhood will be developed calls for starting at the corner of Stewart and Main streets and building the site out in phases, gradually adding more buildings and converting surface parking to parking garage.

When there’s a plan for specific projects on the site, developers will need additional approvals.

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