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Old 03-18-2018, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by UACFlyer View Post
When NCR was in Town ruling the south-end roost UD was a land-locked school forced to put buildings practically on top of one another. NCR might have sold off property to a developer to build god-knows-what.

Instead, with a true visionary running UD, when NCR left UD snapped up all the available NCR property...transforming the University in way that would have been impossible to even imagine just 20 years ago. NCR's leaving made UD!

Today the UD-MVH ed-med complex dominates the south end of town and much of its prime land...even the Fairgrounds. And we have two blue-chip tenants in place, GE and Emerson. There is room for at least one more for the NW corner of the property. Will UD luck out and land another fish like GE or Emerson? Who knows.....but it would be great if we did.

Whatever, none of what has transformed UD over the last decade plus would have been possible had NCR remained in Dayton. Talk about turning lemons into lemonade!
When i attended UD, in the late 1970s, my accounting instructor told the class that he was a part of a committe to evaluate NCRs offer to transfer a large amonut of land to the university of Dayton. This was after many of the buildings were demolished but prior to all of the smoke stacks being demolished. There was much talk about building a new football stadium on part of the land and taking over the old river park. My accounting instructor said that the taxes were so high in the way the transfer would take place that the committee voted NOT to accept NCRs offer. So, it was not until much later when this transfer took place and not until after the offer had been turned down, at least once.
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