Milk District’s other iconic building, not T.G. Lee, is hitting the market this week.

The infamous “Hoods Up” property at 2400 E. Robinson Street [GMap] has been sitting vacant for years at the corner of Robinson Street and Bumby Avenue, roped off from the world by a small chain, leaving most residents wondering what would ever happen with the lot as everything around it was purchased and gussied up.

The former gas station was purchased by its current owners in 1986 who remediated the property and had the gas tanks removed, so the lot could be used as a franchise for an automotive repair shop before ultimately closing in the early 1990s and sitting vacant ever since. Short of boxes of ephemera and a lonely trash can full of pool noodles (which was given new life recently by a viral TikTok video that you shouldn’t listen to in the office), the site has remained mostly untouched.

Atrium Management Company (Website) has been retained to facilitate and market the sale, lease, or redevelopment of the 12,235 SF property, by the owners. The current building is 1,871 SF with 3,115 SF of covered/roofed space. It’s estimated that over 35,000 vehicles pass it every day.

If you’re wondering what you could do with such a great piece of property, click HERE and read a previous “I Wish This Was” column where we reimagined it as a rustic beer garden back in 2015. Though if we were to write it today, we’d suggest looking to other Orlando businesses like Eola General, Gnarly Barley, and Yellow Dog Eats for some placemaking inspiration.

If you’re interested in the property, you can reach out to the listing agent, Alexander Spock at 407-316-2471, or via email at [email protected].

And before you ask, we’ve been informed that the noodles are likely to be thrown away.

Brendan O'Connor

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  1. 14,000 tickets at $150 a pop.
    Ultimate chance for a ‘norm’ to get hold of an iconic property and open a non-predictable business.

    *I mean the owners have waited nearly 30 years so what’s a couple more. 🤷‍♂️

  2. Fantastic article. Curious to see the other comments on what would be an optimal replacement.