Photo of Bungalower Business Manager, Sarah Abuobaida Elbadri, courtesy of Canvs
Photo of Bungalower Business Manager, Sarah Abuobaida Elbadri, courtesy of Canvs
Photo of Bungalower Business Manager, Sarah Abuobaida Elbadri, courtesy of Canvs

The following organizations and initiatives were recognized today by the Downtown Orlando Partnership (Website) for having a positive impact on Downtown Orlando in 2014.

More than 250 business professionals and community leaders gathered at the Dr. Phillip’s Center for Performing Arts to award thirty five Golden and Silver Bricks to the winners.

Bungalower received a Silver Brick for “Downtown Experience” in honor of our monthly Bungalower Bundle. Click HERE to receive our carefully selected gift certificates, freebies and deals in the Bungalower area in your mailbox.

The Downtown Orlando Partnership is a  nonprofit that works to advance Downtown Orlando through collaborative events and initiatives.

Golden Brick Award 2014 Winning Applicants

Award of Excellence: Citrus Bowl Renovation, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, NORA Apartments, SunRail

Downtown of the Year Finalists: Kelly Cohen (Southern Strategy Group), Joe Haleski (Orlando Solar Bears), Philip Holt (Canvs), Jim Pugh (Epoch)

Downtown Experience

GOLD: Best of DTO Photo Contes, Cuisine Corner, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando City Groundbreaking, SunRail, Third Thursday Orlando

SILVER:  Bungalower Bundle, Downtown for the Holidays, Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk

Green Projects

GOLD: NORA Interior Projects

Interior Projects

GOLD: Aku Aku Tiki Bar, BakerHostetler, Canvs, CBRE, Inc., Church Street Exchange, GrayRobinson, Haley Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Jacobs Orlando Office, National Retail Properties, NORA Apartments, PlanSource, Urogyn

SILVER: Artisan’s Table, CH2M Hill, Regal Securities, RidgeWorth Investments Office Buildings

Office Buildings


GOLD: Church Street Exchange

Private Projects

GOLD: Give Life Orlando Day, Haley Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Public Art

GOLD: Best of DTO Photo Contest, Creative City Project 2014

Public Projects

GOLD: Citrus Bowl Renovation, Project DTO, SunRail

Residential Projects

GOLD: NORA Apartments Restaurant Projects

GOLD: Artisan’s Table, Soco Restaurant

Special Events/Entertainment

GOLD: Creative City Project, Dresses: Objects of Art, Orlando City Groundbreaking Event, Orlando Tech Week, SunRail Grand Opening

SILVER: 2nd Annual Thornton Park Halloween Block Party, Downtown Brew, International Twitter Art Exhibit, One Less Car, One More Park, TrIP “Commute Show”

Brendan O'Connor

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