January 19, 2022

Ohio: A New Dayton Metro Branch Library Will be Built at Historic Wright Brothers Site

From the Dayton Daily News:

West Dayton’s new library will be constructed on the Wright Co. Factory site, bolstering efforts to preserve and redevelop the historic property.

The Dayton Metro Library announced Monday that it plans to spend about $10 million transforming seven acres near U.S. 35 and Abbey Street into a facility to replace the Westwood and Madden Hills branches.

The roughly 24,000-square-foot library will be centrally located and should be a catalyst for economic development and reinvestment, said Tim Kambitsch, executive director of the Dayton Metro Library.

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