UPDATE: This lecture is no longer free. Tickets are now selling for $10, $15, and $25 depending on seat location.  World-renowned artist and urban designer, Candy Chang, will speak at Rollins College on January 18 at 7:30 p.m., thanks to...
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...
I Wish This Was is a series that transforms ignored, vacant lots and properties in Orlando into something the City Beautiful can be proud of.  Generally we write our own responses to buildings we see around town, buildings that inspire us...
I Wish This Was is a series of badly Photoshopped images that transform ignored, vacant lots and properties in Orlando into something the City Beautiful can be proud of.  Following the recent closure of Coffee Culture Café & Eatery (Website | Facebook) on...
As part of our 2015 story roundup series we will be taking a look back at some of our favorite posts of the past year. The following collection of one of our newest columns, I Wish This Was. I Wish This...
  I Wish This Was is a weekly series of badly Photoshopped images that transform ignored, vacant lots and properties in Orlando into something the City Beautiful can be proud of.  This week we're spending our wish on making our 408...
Ferg's Depot is getting ready to open their new venue in the former Train Depot on Church Street, but there's a little sliver of land behind the fancy new shipping container oyster bars that could use a little sprucing...
I Wish This Was is a series of badly photoshopped images that transform ignored, vacant lots and properties in Orlando into something the City Beautiful can be proud of.  This week's iteration of I Wish This Was wants to use...
  Corrine Drive is becoming the issue du jour for urban design fans, Audubon Park residents and the City. For years a group called the Corrine Calming Coalition (Facebook | Website) has been lobbying the City to redraw the road by...
I Wish This Was is a weekly series of badly photoshopped images that transform ignored, vacant lots and properties in Orlando into something the City Beautiful can be proud of.  Last week we wrote about the upcoming closure of the...
    The Church Street Exchange building is quickly filling up with some of the best tech minds of Orlando. The Canvs co-working space (Website), a Bumble and Bumble school, Trend Studios, and a juice bar are some of the...
    It's not breaking news that Bumby Avenue is closed for almost two years for resurfacing, it's been the talk of the town, we even wrote about it HERE, last week. But it got us thinking ... The rub is, even...
Winter Park, Orlando and a lot of other Central Florida communities are losing their mature tree canopy, little by little, each year. A few years ago, the Director of Urban Forestry for the City of Winter Park even estimated...
I Wish This Was is a weekly series of badly photoshopped images that transform ignored, vacant or sometimes already occupied lots and properties in Orlando into something the City Beautiful can be proud of.  First, we want to say, this...
I Wish This Was is a weekly series of badly photoshopped images that transform ignored, vacant lots and properties in Orlando into something the City Beautiful can be proud of.  This 7,560 SF vacant warehouse  was built in 1969. It...
This week we wish the empty lot on the corner of Orange Avenue and Pine Street could be something a bit more people friendly ... something pop-up friendly that activates the corner with a rotating series of programming. We'd...
This 5,352 square foot commercial lot  was built in 1958 and was once a laundromat More recently it had a short stint as a weekend farmers market run by Eat More Produce (Facebook), but now stands empty. With Will's Pub (Facebook |...
This is the first of a new Candy Chang-inspired series of badly Photoshopped concepts for underused, vacant buildings and spaces in Orlando's bungalow neighborhoods that we wish we could do ourselves, but can't because we lack the funds. So we're giving...