Rike's - a Dayton Landmark - is Gone!

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Posted by Dick - the Old Softie on November 12, 1999 at 15:07:47:

On Sunday November 7 shortly after 1PM the old Rike's was imploded in downtown Dayton. All of the orginal family and those of us still here had a moment of sadness and nostalgia for what this meant to us and even the Reiling family as merchants in Dayton.

You can view a several pictures on the third page of the Picture Gallery on this website, but for more specifics can go to the Dayton Daily News website at:

(for an easy way...Highlite this webpage with your mouse and click Edit,,,then Copy. In the Location box on your browser, put the cursor using the mouse, click Edit,,,and Paste...presto you should be in the DDN page. Enjoy the many pictures and discussions about

Elders continues on, though and the old Reibold Bldg is a Montgomery County administration buiding now. I wonder what it looks like up on the tenth floor where we all went for our dental and surgical problems????

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