Residents enjoy bounty of community garden

Garden bountyResidents of McPherson Town are up to their ears in tomatoes….and squash, and peppers, and cucumbers, and green beans, and zucchini, and eggplant, and pretty soon, pumpkins. Where is all this produce coming from? Over 30 community garden plots right in the center of the neighborhood.

Now in it’s second year, the garden grew in number of plots and amenities in 2010. In addition to water being installed, the neighborhood also received 3 Earth Machine compost bins thanks to Montgomery County and Five Rivers MetroParks.

Learn more about the garden in this article from the Dayton Daily News or follow the updates on the garden’s Facebook Page.

Rent an apartment with real history (it may have even been taught there!)

2018 Update! The Hawthorne School has been converted to condos >>

Did you know that in McPherson Town, you could rent OWN a place that used to be a gymnasium?

Hawthorne School Apartments

20 upscale, loft-style apartments sit within this historic school tucked deep within McPherson Town. Each apartment is unique and includes reminders of late nineteenth century educational institutions, including polished wood floors, wainscoting transom windows, coat room hooks, chalkboards, and more. Continue reading