In response to the deferment of their application for a density bonus, Alliance Realty Partners, LLC, will be hosting a follow-up neighborhood workshop to discuss their proposed project on Friday, March 31. For more information on the deferment HERE. The workshop will...
UPDATE: A PUBLIC MEETING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 31. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.  The proposed 288-unit Broadstone Lake House project, that we've written about previously HERE, was denied a request for a density bonus by the Municipal Planning...
The City of Orlando is hosting a public information open house on April 4, from 5-7 p.m. at the Callahan Neighborhood Center for residents who are interested in learning more about the project. Construction will take place during the...
The City of Orlando has already broken ground on the Colonial pedestrian bridge that will connect the Orlando Urban Trail to Gertrude's Walk in Downtown, as shown below. The 200 foot-long bridge was already approved by the Appearance Review Board...
The grand opening of the new Orlando Police Department Headquarters is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The new 96,000 SF building is located at 1250 W. South Street and was designed to incorporate public spaces into...
The new phase of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the construction of Steinmetz Hall, is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Monday, March 6. Steinmetz Hall will be a 1,700 three-tier acoustical hall featuring a moving shell...
The Downtown Development Board is hosting a walking tour to highlight historic points of interest in Downtown Orlando on Thursday, March 2. The 45-minute walking tour will feature multiple guest speakers, including Michael Perkins, Executive Director of the Historical Society...
A new coffee shop/retail store has opened on New England Avenue called New General (Facebook | Website). The New General is a contemporary take on a general store, and serves coffee and breakfast from a street-facing window, which opens at...
The Retro Modern Home Tour (Website) is inviting Orlandoans to take a tour of six mid-century modern homes in the Audubon Park Garden District, on Saturday, February 18. The tour will bring attendees inside private residences before heading to a...
IMAGE VIA ROLLINS.EDU The Rollins College has scheduled a building dedication for their new Hume House Child Development and Student Research Center (Website) on Friday Monday, March 6, 2017 at 11 a.m. The Hume House will be a working laboratory pre-school...
I Wish This Was is a monthly series that transforms ignored, vacant lots and properties in Orlando into something the City Beautiful can be proud of. This series is made possible by our partnership with Interstruct Inc., a leading design...
The owner of a home near Dubsdread Golf-course has applied to the City of Orlando to designate the property as an Orlando Historic Landmark. The property, located at 3206 Greens Avenue , was built in 1935 and designed by local...
  The City of Orlando will demolish two racquetball courts and a storage shed that dates back to the 1930s to make way for a new road extension in the Parramore neighborhood. Bungalower has confirmed the racquetball courts outside the Downtown...
PROMO: Credo Conduit, the newish co-working arm of the pay-what-you-can coffee shop franchise Downtown Credo, has found a new home at 1001 N. Orange Avenue in the North Quarter . The mission of Credo Conduit is to "cultivate a network...
SPONSORED: Enjoy downtown living at it’s best in this craftsman-style bungalow in the Lake Lawsona Historic District, located within walking distance to shops and dining in Thornton Park . Fully renovated in 2005, this home offers modern amenities and convenience...
Orlando City Soccer Club will be hosting a community open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the new stadium on Saturday, February 25. All locker rooms, stadium seats, and premium VIP spaces will be open as well. Attendees will...
The long-promised pedestrian bridge that will connect Gertrude's Walk to the Orlando Urban Trail will break ground this month, according to a recent post on DowntownOrlando.com. According to the post, construction will be taking place during the day, Monday through Friday,...
ALL PHOTOS COURTESY OF @ORLANDOISSLEEPING Last week we stumbled on a new Instagram account that really caught our attention. Orlando Is Sleeping (Instagram) is an endeavor by an ICU nurse named Ashley, last name withheld, who works night shifts helping...
Rollins College is hosting a free lecture program on Florida's Golden Age: 1880-1930 on Friday, February 10, from 9 a.m. to 3:45 Speakers will present a series of lectures on how the State of Florida evolved from one of the...
As reported by GrowthSpotter, Alliance Residential Company (Website) is hoping to purchase the Baldwin-Fairchild Chapel property in Ivanhoe Village, in order to build a new 10-story mixed-use development. Fairchild Chapel has the iconic blue neon sign on its roof, as...
SPONSORED: This 2,268 SF four-bedroom, three-bath bungalow in the Lake Eola Heights Historic District sits in one of the most desired spots in Downtown Orlando and is only a short walk from Lake Eola Park, the Central Business District, and the hip Thornton Park Main Street District -...
This Mediterranean-inspired estate in Winter Park is located right on the edge of Lake Osceola, just down the street from Park Avenue, the Alfond Inn, and the Rollins College campus. It was originally built in the 1930's for the ubiquitously-Winter...
This two-story, four bedroom, three bath home measures in at 2,285 SF. It has clean, modern lines inside and out and features a 20 foot-tall entry foyer and an open-plan kitchen. Large windows throughout the home allow for plenty of...
The City announced the latest recipients of their Mayor's Matching Grant cycle on December 11, which we wrote about HERE. One of those finalists was the Mills 50 Main Street District which received $3,500 to use towards installing six custom...
PHOTO VIA DUDA|PAINE ARCHITECTS The Winter Park Health Foundation applied for a permit back in September to construct a new Wellness Center at 2005 Mizell Avenue. Plans for the new Center include a YMCA, medical offices, and a 270+ space parking...