The Dayton Arcade – Waking the Giant

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A historic and cultural landmark, the Dayton Arcade is being renovated. After being shuttered for nearly 30 years, this is a massive project, central to the vitality of downtown Dayton.

We are following the progress of the renovation and will be premiering a new three-part documentary, The Dayton Arcade – Waking the Giant, starting in the fall of 2020.


Documentary Treatment

Interested in learning more about this upcoming project? Read the treatment here.

In The News

December 27, 2019

Year in Review: Here’s What Happened at the Dayton Arcade

Dayton Business Journal

December 5, 2019

The Most Transformative Project in America

The Philadelphia Citizen

November 6, 2019

The Gem City Moves Forward

The Atlantic

September 27, 2019

Women of the Dayton Arcade Restore Gem City’s Crown Jewel

Dayton Business Journal

August 1, 2019

New Brand Unveiled for Dayton Arcade Redevelopment

Dayton Business Journal

June 12, 2019

New Dayton’s Feature on The Dayton Arcade

New Dayton Podcast

August 1, 2019

New brand unveiled for Dayton Arcade redevelopment

Dayton Business Journal

April 25, 2019

The Dayton Arcade on Living Dayton

Living Dayton

December 14, 2018

Demolition work finally begins inside Dayton Arcade

Dayton Daily News

November 13, 2018

Dayton Arcade buildings in developer’s hands

Dayton Daily News

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Leading the Way

We are Dayton Families

Cross Street Partners
Fifth Third Bank

Friends of the Dayton Arcade

University of Dayton

Let’s Wake the Giant


Chicago Title
The Dayton Foundation
Freund, Freeze & Arnold

Carrie and John Haley

Levin Family Foundation
Marsh Building Products
McGohan Brabender: Time & Susie Brabender
Moda4 Design
Model Construction

Robert and Linda Nevin


Jerry Tatar

Twain Financial

The White Family / White-Allen

Brick by Brick

37 Volts Light Studio

Dayton Wheel Concepts, Inc.

Steve and Debbie Freeze

Gary Gottschlich

Green & Green Lawyers

Julia D. Hobart

Johnson Wealth Management

Julia D. Hobart

Amy Laughead-Riese

Lockwood Family Foundation

George and Moni Malacos

Mary and David Mathews

Mosaic Engineering
Nelson Stark

Barbara N. O’Hara

Brad J. Roof

Sebaly Shillito + Dyer

Betsy B. Whitney

Jay and Susie Woodhull in memory of Jean Woodhull

Sara E. Woodhull

Paul Zimmer