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I Wish This Was … a pedestrian scramble

Everyone knows that Orlando consistently performs poorly in regards to pedestrian safety but City Hall has been trying to tackle that with ongoing safety initiatives like building bike lanes and improving pedestrian infrastructure. But they seem to have missed the intersection of Central Boulevard and Rosalind Avenue in downtown Orlando. The two streets meet in […]

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I Wish This Was … an interactive promenade

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 and construction group based out of Orlando, and its founder, architect Ryan Young.  This month’s I Wish […]

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I Wish This Was … Pine Street Gardens

  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 and construction group based out of Orlando, and its founder, architect Ryan Young.  This month’s I […]

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I Wish This Was … an innovative public plaza

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 and construction group based out of Orlando, and its founder, Ryan Young.  This month’s I Wish This […]

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I Wish This Was … a community market and general store

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 North Orange [GMap] we thought we would use a wish to help create something that we […]

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I Wish This Was … a craft cocktail lounge, with lamps

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.  Simonet Electric is a mom-and-pop shop in the Mills 50 District [GMap] that specializes in lamp sales and repair services. The shop is currently (sadly) closed until further […]