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Simple Things That Make a Big Difference for Vacation Prep

With all the travel sites popping up everywhere it’s pretty easy to decided where to go on vacation and how to get there.  But beyond doing a great job packing your suitcase and compiling your vacation check list, what little things should you do to … Continue reading


Apartment-friendly Holiday Weekend Foods

Apartment dwellers have everything they need for a great holiday weekend, especially at First Place!  Did you know First Place has a BBQ grill on the pool patio for resident use?  We also have a social room for your get-togethers that aren’t apartment friendly.  Just … Continue reading

downtown Dayton

A One Mile Walk from First Place Apartments

Go ahead, kick off those dress shoes, drag out the cross-trainers, grab the dog, and head out to the street because we’re going on a walk.  One of the benefits of living downtown is the wealth of things to see and do within walking distance … Continue reading

downtown Dayton

Celebrate Dad’s Day in Downtown Dayton

Father’s Day is almost here!  For those of you that read this and immediately panic due to a lack of gifts or concrete plans to celebrate the dad in your life, don’t fear!  There is so much to do, see, and buy just in downtown … Continue reading

March Madness and Dayton Flyers Preview: What You Need To Know

March Madness is finally here! For College Basketball fans across the country, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. For fans of the game in Ohio, it’s an especially great time. Ohio State, Xavier and Cincinnati all made the tournament. Our hometown Dayton Flyers … Continue reading

Bring Your Gardening Passion to Your Apartment

Spring and Summer are the most exciting and eventful seasons for those who love gardening. Many are looking at their yards now and planning out how they are going to decorate their lawn and flower beds this year. For those that live in apartments, there … Continue reading

Post World War Two Photography: The Restored Works of Robert Dunn

From 1945 and 1962, war hero and photographer Robert Dunn was assigned to post-World War II Europe. He took the opportunity to explore the continent while he was there, using his camera to document the experience. This led to a further passion for photography, and … Continue reading

Luxury Apartments in Downtown Dayton Now Available

First Place currently has not one but two luxury apartments available in the heart of Downtown Dayton. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to move into a diverse metropolitan area, as we normally have a waiting list for available apartments. The apartments we offer … Continue reading

Top 5 Winter Attractions in Downtown Dayton

Winter doldrums got you down? Not if you live at First Place! Our prime location in Downtown Dayton offers residents a wide variety of things to do in the winter months. In no particular order, here’s our top 5 winter attractions in the downtown area: … Continue reading