A North Main/Riverdale corridor neighborhood
Walk Score *
34 / 100
Bike Score *
45 / 100
Transit Score *
TB / 100
Average House Size
1,514 sq. ft.
Average Lot Size
10,019 sq. ft.
DeWeese-Ridgecrest Civic Association
Contact: Mike Herrlein
DeWeese is a near-north Dayton neighborhood, located along DeWeese Parkway, Dixie Drive, and Siebenthaler Avenue. This neighborhood is also bordered by the Stillwater and Great Miami Rivers to the east and south respectively. Architectural styles vary in DeWeese, ranging from Tudor to ranch, cottage to Cape Cod, and even some contemporary styles.
The DeWeese neighborhood features robust amenities for residents to enjoy year-round. A heavily wooded part of the city, DeWeese contains a series of parks strung together along the Stillwater Recreation Trail. Wegerzyn MetroPark, part of the Five Rivers MetroParks system, offers hiking trails, formal gardens, and a Children’s Discovery Garden. Also situated in the neighborhood is the Dayton Playhouse, Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, and the Jim Nichols Tennis Center.
DeWeese neighbors have plenty of options to get involved in their community through annual garage sales, the DeWeese Ridgecrest Youth Ambassadors Program, Bike N Brew, Art in the Garden Affaire, and other annual events.
Overall, DeWeese is uniquely positioned not far from the city center but with a park-like setting, giving residents both an urban and rural experience in one area. Mature trees, hilly land, and proximity to two rivers make it the ideal location for residents seeking a more private, natural environment.
Zip Code(s) 45414
* All scores with asterisk are from Walk Score