Panel OKs bid to demolish Wright Brothers’ 1st bike shop
The city wants to tear down the site because the building has deteriorated to a point where it can no longer be maintained and redeveloped.
Public safety concerns have also been raised by some who fear the building could collapse. But the Dayton Landmarks Commission rejected the demolition request in September.
The panel instead recommended that the city re-advertise the property and encourage its renovation in a way that preserves the historic facade.