2 more former Dayton school sites selling, others up for auction

Dayton’s school board is expected to sell two more former school sites at next week’s board meeting, and another group of properties is up for auction again.

The former Grace A. Greene school site — at 503 Edison Street, just around the corner from the Paul Dunbar House — will be sold to the Power House of Faith church for $6,600, according to school documents. The church sits across the street at 500 Edison.

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The former Fairport School site — at 1952 Fairport Ave., just north of Kings Highway — will be sold for $27,500 to William C. Roberts II, according to DPS documents.

Both school buildings were closed and demolished as part of Dayton Public Schools’ new construction program that ran from 2005 to 2012.

Twelve other DPS-owned pieces of land are also up for online auction through 11 a.m. Oct. 16, at OhioRealEstateAuctions.com. The properties range from 2 to 16 acres and include parcels on North Main Street, Philadelphia Drive, North Gettysburg Avenue, Homewood Avenue and the intersection of Burkhardt and Wright.

In recent years, DPS has tried to decrease the amount of vacant property it has to maintain.

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The former Carlson School site at 807 S. Gettysburg Ave., and the former Colonel White High School site at 501 Niagara Ave. were sold in May. In June, the board approved upcoming demolition of the former Valerie Elementary at 4020 Bradwood Drive and the former U.S. Grant Elementary at 4309 Arcadia Boulevard.



325 Homewood Ave, 45405 (12.78 acres)

45 Wampler Ave, 45404 (11.20 acres)

5670 Philadelphia Dr, 45415 (2.22 acres)

6900 N. Main St, 45415 (15.93 acres)

35 Victory Dr, 45417 (5.85 acres)

1231 N. Euclid Ave, 45402 (8.36 acres)

2400 Hoover Ave, 45402 (4.73 acres)

2201 N. Gettysburg Ave, 45406 (12.48 acres)

2101 Hickorydale Dr, 45406 (13.75 acres)

200 S. Wright Ave, 45403 (8.74 acres)

101 S. Mathison St, 45417 (3.27 acres)

2101 McArthur Ave, 45417 (8.42 acres)

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