UPDATE: This listing has since been removed due to an "overwhelmingly high volume of inquiries." The listing agent was unable to respond to our phone calls prior to this posting.  A multi-family housing  development on the northern shore of Lake...
Filmmaker Luiz Fernando Schultz documented the late-night bar scene in 90s Orlando, firsthand, and it was screened at the Florida Film Festival in 1998. It follows local DJ Remark (Mark Snyder), during a nostalgic time in Orlando's dance music...
This educational short film of Orlando in the '60s was brought to our attention by Rhett Withey, one of the featured artists in the Mennello Museum's Our Orlando exhibit and co-creator of the "Love Orlando" orange design in our online shop, HERE. The...
"My neighbors keep telling me about the Beeman Bubblegum House in my neighborhood. It looks like an old dollhouse in Audubon Park. What’s the story behind this house? Thanks for all you do!" - Jenny Edwin Beeman, the "Chewing Gum King"...
The $76 million Lake House Apartment building that's being erected on the north shore of Lake Ivanhoe capped out last week and is expected to be ready for pre-leasing activities early this summer and the 4,100 SF...
Did you know that the City of Orlando has mapped out a self-guided walking tour of the Downtown's Historic District? It's available for download here. The Downtown Orlando Historic District was officially designated by the Orlando City Council and Historic...
The owners of the historic Angebilt building in Downtown Orlando have made the decision to sell to new owners. The Angebilt Hotel, located at 37 N. Orange Avenue , opened in 1923 and was at one time the city's tallest...
Did You Know-town is a series of hyper-local trivia bits about the City Beautiful. Mr. Joseph Bumby was one of Orlando's best-loved pioneers and many of the city's buildings and even a street bare his name. Joseph Bumby married the love...
The owner of a home near Dubsdread Golf-course has applied to the City of Orlando to designate the property as an Orlando Historic Landmark. The property, located at 3206 Greens Avenue , was built in 1935 and designed by local...
This 20-minute promotional video was created roughly 60 years ago to attract tourists to the City Beautiful and was originally published by Daniel Piraino to YouTube in 2016. It was created by the Orlando Chamber of Commerce and entitled, The...
The City of Orlando Historic Preservation Board has released their latest calendar in a series that celebrates Orlando's treasured landmarks and National Register properties. This most recent edition of the annual undertaking takes an appreciative look at Orlando's mid-century...
The City of Orlando will install a Florida Historical Marker at the site of the former home of past Nobel Peace Prize-winner John Raleigh Mott. The home was torn down in 2013 to expand Lake Eola Park. Four historic homes were...
In October 1912, Buffalo Bill's circus visited Orlando. Bill's oldest, and subsequently largest, buffalo took it upon himself to run away from the circus and meander his way along Orange Avenue. A group of "punchers," or cattle prodders that totally ushered the buffalo from...
The City of Orlando Historic Preservation Board has released their latest calendar in an ongoing series that celebrates Orlando’s treasured landmarks and National Register properties and sponsored by McCoy Federal Credit Union. Each year’s calendar features photographs by Orlando residents...
Edit: The City of Orlando Real Estate Division is not actively seeking a new tenant for the building at this time. "Hullo! Any idea what is going on with the boarded up Victorian house under the 408 downtown? The one...
EDIT: The photo referred to in this post are actually, reportedly, stored in the Washington and Lee University Art Collection. The photos submitted to us were sent to us via the Orange County Regional History Center.   At 10 a.m. on...
OUC invited Bungalower to take a hard hat tour of the remediation work being done inside the building. While there, it was clear that they were taking their time to be meticulous in the removal of the contaminated soil while...
The Dinkey Line (spelled with an "e") was Orlando's first light-rail transit. It ran from Downtown Orlando to Winter Park, and eventually to the "picnic fields" in Oviedo. It was a narrowly gauged railway that opened in 1889. It was...
Townie Tourist (Facebook | Website) is a weekly series of tours, hosted by Orlando-native Jenny De Witt. De Witt takes viewers on a walking tour of a different neighborhood each Saturday at 10 a.m. and broadcasts it using Facebook...
By Frank Flanagan and Brendan O'Connor Rich in cultural history Orlando’s Parliament House, now in its fortieth year, is celebrated in a new short-form documentary from David Bains of the GLBT History Museum of Central Florida (Website). The documentary was published...
The City of Orlando's Historic Preservation Board is looking for a few good photographers to submit photos of the "built historic streetscape and landscape enhancements in the city to feature in its 2019 calendar." The annual search for photographers is...
Angela Lansbury in Murder She Wrote History in a Glass (Website) is the Orange County Regional History's version of Drunk History, except in the Orlando version we get to be the ones drinking. The third installment of the craft cocktail-meets-history class event series...
"Hey Brendan, wanna report on OCPS voting to rename Lee Middle to College Park middle so as to not be named after a racist?" - Brad The School Advisory Council of Robert E. Lee Middle School voted to change the...
SPONSORED: The Orange County Regional History Center's popular Retro Game Night event will return at 7 p.m. Friday, March 29 at their downtown location. Event-goers will be able to play treasured games from...
The City of Orlando's Pottery Studio (Website) has been open since 1968, tucked away in a corner of the Downtown Recreation Complex - where they recently lost their shed for the construction of a new road. The Orange County Regional...