Renderings of new pavilion

Get a peek at new downtown Dayton outdoor music pavilion

Construction is expected to begin on a new downtown outdoor music venue this summer, with concerts beginning in mid-2018.

Renderings of the state-of-the-art Levitt Pavilion Dayton were released today and show how supporters say the pavilion will remake Dave Hall Plaza into downtown’s living room.

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The Levitt Pavilion Dayton is $550,000 short of its $5 million fundraising goal. The music venue will host at least 50 free concerts each year, including a mix of local, national and international acts.

A look at the planned Levitt Pavilion Dayton, which will be built in Dave Hall Plaza. SUBMITTED
Photo: Staff Writer

The currently underutilized Dave Hall Plaza, adjacent to the Crowne Plaza Dayton, also will be available to other nonprofits, community groups and businesses to use.

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Friends of Levitt Pavilion Dayton, a nonprofit, says the pavilion design recalls the “elegance and clarity” of early airplane construction and the innovation of flight.

The venue will have high-quality sound and lighting and a large video board.

The park will have connected pathways, green spaces, sculptures, signage and other facilities.

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