The Winter Park City Commissioners have unanimously approved Adjaye Associates' conceptual design for the upcoming Winter Park Public Library and Events Center. Bungalower was in attendance at the unveiling of the plans on November 2, HERE, when the public was...
This 20-minute promotional video was created roughly 60 years ago to attract tourists to the City Beautiful and was originally published by Daniel Piraino to YouTube in 2016. It was created by the Orlando Chamber of Commerce and entitled, The...
The City of Orlando Historic Preservation Board has released their latest calendar in a series that celebrates Orlando's treasured landmarks and National Register properties. This most recent edition of the annual undertaking takes an appreciative look at Orlando's mid-century...
The Mills 50 Main Street District is hosting a tour of historic homes in the Colonialtown North neighborhood this Saturday, November 11 at 1 p.m. Tour-goers will get a first-hand look at some of the classic bungalows and mid-century homes...
The Glass Knife (Facebook | Website) will officially open for business this Friday, November 10 at 7 a.m. Bungalower was invited to a press preview Wednesday morning to sample some of the food and see the new interior of the completely renovated...
PaintMix Gallery (Facebook | Website) opened in Thornton Park back in November, 2016. Since that time they have held countless workshops at their Washington Street studio. Gallery owner Robert Carney told Bungalower that he's looking to move out of the neighborhood by...
By Jon Busdeker The City of Orlando is considering relocating its Pottery Studio two miles away to Grand Avenue School, according to a city spokesperson. City officials are exploring Grand Avenue School, which closed earlier this year, as a “potential site...
The East Central Florida Regional Planning Council (Website) was just awarded a $100,000 grant as part of a new Cycles and Sprouts program in the Holden Heights neighborhood. This project is one of six separate projects that were awarded...
The new taco concept that moved into the former Mills Park Segafredo space is now in soft opening . Four Rebels American Taco Kitchen (Facebook) management told Bungalower that they will be opening for brief windows of time most evenings this...
Orlando Weekly broke the story on Thursday evening that Nova Scratch Kitchen (Facebook) in Ivanhoe Village will be serving its last meal this Sunday, November 5. Nova opened in February 9, 2016 in the former home of the short-lived Elliott's Public House...
UPDATE: The Winter Park City Commission will discuss the designs at the Monday, November 13 City Commission meeting.  Winter Park residents were finally shown the first conceptual plans for their future 50,000 SF civic library and events center, planned for...
Mia Supermarket, which opened in the former Colonialtown Winn-Dixie space in 2015, has changed its name and is now iFresh (Website). New York-based iFresh is the first publicly-listed Chinese/Asian supermarket chain in the country, and has a fast-growing presence in...
The demolition has begun on the former home of Mama B's Giant Subs at 692 N. Orange Avenue . The building will soon house Magic Pet (Facebook | Website), a premium pet food and supply store, which we wrote about previously HERE in February. Mama...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town. When that happens, we feature them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist Jane...
This 4,475 SF office building sits on the corner of Robinson Street and Mills Avenue at 1218 E. Robinson Street . The two-story building comes with a second floor balcony and terrace and features wood flooring, large rooms, and high...
Local artist, Nichole Boyer, is in love with line work and old buildings. Her latest work, Lake Fair Lane (Instagram), is a collection of beautifully simple line drawings of local landmark buildings, bungalows, mid-century modern homes, and basically any...
From the documentary Race:The Power of Illusion The practice of redlining refers to the practice of controlling where people of color could actually live, by selectively raising prices based on race or ethnic composition. This tactic of racial segregation was practiced...
The Orange County Public Library has filed paperwork in the hopes of installing a new metal fencing system and to upgrade the landscape around their downtown campus. The project involves plans for six-foot custom fencing and ornamental gates and stairways...
According to a release from the Orange County Property Appraiser earlier today, the final damage assessment numbers from Hurricane Irma are in, and they're nearly twice as much as the earlier estimates. The OCPA offices estimated in September that damages...
As mentioned in a recent blog post on the City of Orlando website, the City is looking to transform an empty Downtown lot into a "modern interactive public gathering space." The lot in question sits on the corner of Orange...
Spacious (Website) is a service that partners with restaurants to rent them out to coworkers during their off-hours. The innovative start-up connects freelancers and remote workers with otherwise empty venues to hold meetings, presentations, or just to take advantage of...
UPDATE: This home is now under contract.  SPONSORED: This completely remodeled mid-century home comes with three bedrooms and two baths and sits on a beautiful oak-lined street in Orlando's Rock Lake neighborhood. Located at 525 Kittredge Drive this single-family...
This fully-renovated three-bedroom, two-bathroom, mid-century home is tucked away at 2800 Pickfair Street in the charming neighborhood Lake Como. The home features a split floor plan which could be used to cut the building in half and rent as...
Project for Public Spaces (Website) is hosting a four-day event in Amsterdam this week from October 10-14 all about placemaking and placemakers. The conference has representatives from over 46 countries sharing their work to improve public spaces, streets, and markets...
Phoenix, Arizona-based grocery chain, Sprouts Farmers Market (Website), will be moving into the former Winter Park Whole Foods location on Aloma, according to a recent report by Kyle Arnold, with the Orlando Sentinel.  Sprouts specializes in brands that are non-gmo, organic,...