The new Marriott Hotel project located on the rebranded Sheraton Hotel corner in Downtown Orlando has just filed to replat the southern portion of the property for a proposed parking garage. The new full-service hotel would use the new three-story...
The long-stalled Cambria Hotel and Suites project at the corner of East Washington Street and North Rosalind has started moving again. The project would transform a vacant lot at 170 E. Washington Street , adjacent to the St. George Orthodox...
Travel and Leisure has awarded Winter Park's Alfond Inn (Website) second place in its roundup of the Top 15 City Hotels in the Continental United States. Hotels were judged on the knowledge of their staff, sense of place, and "a room...
Park Lake Presbyterian Church (Website) has filed paperwork with the City of Orlando, declaring their intent to expand the footprint of their existing Faith Arts Village campus. Faith Arts Village Orlando (Facebook | Website), or FAVO, is a series of...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, so we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist...
PHOTO VIA MILLENIA PARTNERS Bungalower just learned of a bonus project associated with the 126-room Magnolia hotel development; the construction of a multi-use trail that will cut under the 408 overpasses. The developer agreed to the City's Conditions of Approval which...
The fight is over for Mama B's Giant Subs in Downtown Orlando. The single-story family-owned restaurant refused to sell to nearby developments for years, which led the 0.211-acre property to being slowly surrounded by multi-level buildings, a la Carl Fredricksen...
GDC Properties (Website) has filed paperwork with the City of Orlando to place a 10-story, 100+ room hotel at 500 S. Magnolia Avenue, just across the street from the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center . The infill project, according to...
This is part of an ongoing series of posts by the Downtown South Mainstreet District. Downtown South, a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, was established in the fall of 2008 by a group of local residents and business owners, who recognized its potential and...
According to realtor.com, a 335 SF room is for sale in the Crowne Plaza hotel . The one bedroom, full bath condo (as they're calling it) is asking $52,000, which breaks down to $155 per SF. The unit, number 904, sits...
By Frank Flanagan and Brendan O'Connor Rich in cultural history Orlando’s Parliament House, now in its fortieth year, is celebrated in a new short-form documentary from David Bains of the GLBT History Museum of Central Florida (Website). The documentary was published...
Airbnb is a website that allows users to find, list, and rent lodging from private home owners and currently has over 1,500,000 listings in over 190 countries. Listings can range anywhere from an old couch to rest your head on to...
Orlando Health is moving to develop a new mixed use project at their Lucerne Hospital property, Columbia Park Medical Center. The redevelopment is being called the Lucerne Promenade. The redevelopment as a mixed-used site would include a 200-room hotel, five residential buildings, 80,000 sq. ft. of commercial...
Developers are proposing a new Hyatt Place Hotel in Downtown Orlando. The hotel would be located at 225 S Garland Ave at South St . This puts the hotel on the Church Street Station complex that houses restaurants and bars, the...
It was just over a year ago that we wrote about the new Element by Westin. At the time we were told the hotel would open July 2015. While the Element website still shows July 2015 as the opening date, a...
We've been telling you about the plans to build a Residence Inn by Marriott on the corner of Orange and Colonial. Construction is underway on the new hotel. The new $21 million, seven-story, 138-room hotel will be a Residence Inn by Marriott...
Bungalower has learned new details on the Orlando Magic's plans to build a Sports and Entertainment District on the block just north of the Amway Center. According to a City of Orlando staff report prepared for a Municipal Planning Board...
The demolition work for the new hotel on Orange Ave and Colonial Drive is underway . The new $21 million seven-story hotel will be a Residence Inn by Marriott and will include a 4,000 square foot restaurant on the ground floor. The...
The city approved a new hotel to be built in Downtown South across from Orlando Regional Medical Center at 1405 S. Orange Ave. (btwn. Copeland Dr. & Fernwood St.). The property that is currently Orlando Medical Plaza and includes Doc's Streetside...
UPDATED: We have heard from the hotel that they will now open on October 17. Aloft Hotel (Website | Facebook) is set to open its doors on September 26. The eco friendly a 118 guest-room hotel is opening in the old...
Residents and business in the Colonial Town/Fashion Square area will have a new hotel in the neighborhood. The Orlando city council approved a plan to add a Hotel to the Fashion Square Mall site. In addition to the eight...