According to a release from the Orange County Property Appraiser earlier today, the final damage assessment numbers from Hurricane Irma are in, and they're nearly twice as much as the earlier estimates. The OCPA offices estimated in September that damages...
As mentioned in a recent blog post on the City of Orlando website, the City is looking to transform an empty Downtown lot into a "modern interactive public gathering space." The lot in question sits on the corner of Orange...
Spacious (Website) is a service that partners with restaurants to rent them out to coworkers during their off-hours. The innovative start-up connects freelancers and remote workers with otherwise empty venues to hold meetings, presentations, or just to take advantage of...
UPDATE: This home is now under contract.  SPONSORED: This completely remodeled mid-century home comes with three bedrooms and two baths and sits on a beautiful oak-lined street in Orlando's Rock Lake neighborhood. Located at 525 Kittredge Drive this single-family...
This fully-renovated three-bedroom, two-bathroom, mid-century home is tucked away at 2800 Pickfair Street in the charming neighborhood Lake Como. The home features a split floor plan which could be used to cut the building in half and rent as...
Project for Public Spaces (Website) is hosting a four-day event in Amsterdam this week from October 10-14 all about placemaking and placemakers. The conference has representatives from over 46 countries sharing their work to improve public spaces, streets, and markets...
Phoenix, Arizona-based grocery chain, Sprouts Farmers Market (Website), will be moving into the former Winter Park Whole Foods location on Aloma, according to a recent report by Kyle Arnold, with the Orlando Sentinel.  Sprouts specializes in brands that are non-gmo, organic,...
UPDATE: A Foundation spokesperson informed Bungalower that the pharmacy will remain up the street at a recently opened clinic and focus on the thrift shop and testing center aspects of their business model. They are expected to open in...
EDIT: The owners of Mama B's closed their business in August, 2017. More on that HERE.  The former home of Mama B's Giant Subs in the SoDo District will soon be the home to one more Foxtail Coffee location. The sub...
The Sports and Entertainment District that is replacing the block formerly occupied by the OPD Headquarters, the Orlando Rescue Mission, and the Church Street Garage, will be a large mixed-use development hosting a hotel, offices, expo space, retail, and...
Valle Dentistry (Website) has filed with the City for permissions to rezone a vacant lot from Residential Low Intensity to Office Low Intensity, located at 637 Vassar Street . The building would be a two-story structure with windows facing the...
The One Pulse Foundation has submitted plans for an interim memorial to be located on the Pulse Nightclub site on South Orange Avenue. The plans, penned by Dix Hite landscape architects, focuses on the grounds themselves and the parking lot...
We revealed on August 6, 2017 that a developer had filed paperwork with the City of Orlando to see if it would be possible to build a self-storage facility on the Colonial Lanes property. Click HERE to see that...
We often get photographs from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, and we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our hero Jane Jacobs. Our friends at...
Upshot Capital Investors (Website) purchased the former WDBO site in early September for $3.5 million and have recently applied for a demo permit, which is still being processed by the City of Orlando. WDBO moved into the Art Deco building...
Original estimates on the damage Leu Gardens experienced from Hurricane Irma seem to have been drastically low-balled. Leu Gardens Director Robert Bowden told his Board of Directors early Wednesday morning that his staff has performed a comprehensive inventory of the...
Following the recent news that Spa Orlando had closed their Thornton Park business (more on that HERE), the building they once occupied is now open for lease. Located at 23 N. Summerlin Avenue the freestanding office building measures in...
If your roof was damaged from Hurricane Irma, you can sign up for a free tarp at the Orange County Library's Edgewater branch, located at 5049 Edgewater Drive . This program is a partnership between the Federal Emergency Management and...
Paperwork has been filed that would see the demolition of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, located at 650 N. New York Avenue in Winter Park . A public notice has been installed at the property, stating that the applicant,...
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 Jane...
By Jon Busdeker It was bad enough that Hurricane Irma knocked out power across Central Florida, but taking 91.5 WPRK-FM off the air? That’s just cold, Irma. The radio station on the campus of Rollins College in Winter Park has been...
The Sunlite Grocery and Market has applied for assistance through the City's Small Business Facade Program in order to freshen up their exterior. The owners of Sunlite Grocery, which is located at 211 N. Parramore Avenue , are looking to...
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...
PROMO: The team at Urbanista Orlando (Website) is hosting a Property Management Appreciation party on the Aspire's rooftop deck, overlooking Lake Eola, on Thursday, September 28. Guests can enjoy an evening of drinking and friendly gambling on the 29th floor...
A hip little collection of apartments in Park Lake/Highland is available for purchase. Highland Flats, located just one block away from the intersection of Rosalind and Colonial, is comprised of 16 multi-family units, on a 17,500 SF property. the lowrise...