The footprint NCR left in Dayton is large, but many in the community saw opportunity.
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The University of Dayton, Dayton History, GE, Emerson, Cox Media Group Ohio and the City of Oakwood have all worked to revitalize and bring people back to the River Park area through new construction or renovation and reuse of existing buildings and land.
GE’s EPISCENTER, University of Dayton Research Institute’s move into the former NCR Headquarters, Emerson’s Helix, Oakwood’s new stadium the reopening of Old River Park and the formation of Cox Media Group Ohio in a former NCR building all happened after the departure of NCR.
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While not all of these projects are a direct result of NCR’s leaving Dayton, The University of Dayton’s subsequent purchase of NCR’s property was key in supporting a vison for acreage in the south part of Dayton which included getting GE and Emerson to build here.
Next, come the Fairgrounds plans.