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Dramatic Wood Finished Doctors Office

Little Diversified are the architects for a new office building planned for the corner of N. Pennsylvania Ave and Garfield Ave in Winter Park. PHMD Medical Concierge is a limited membership primary care practice. The wood exterior finish presents a warm friendly … Continue reading

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Winter Park YMCA Plans New Wellness Center

North Carolina-based Duda Paine Architects is the design firm and Orlando-based Jack Jennings & Sons is the general contractor. The new wellness center will provide additional facilities and fitness programs for the 25-year-old Peggy & Philip B. Crosby Wellness Center … Continue reading

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Mid-Century Modern Treasures In Winter Park

While Modern Buildings from the 1960’s through the 1980’s may seem dated to an uneducated public, their sparse classic lines are quiet and stately, and still contribute to the upscale feeling of Winter Park. Some recent attempts to cover some modern buildings with … Continue reading

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Way Cool Homes Tour

Phil Kean Design Group focuses their design studio on Modern styling. The houses they have designed are sleek, clean and spacious, with an open flow between the inside and outdoor entertainment areas. Sign up for this AIA Orlando event, and be treated to … Continue reading

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Winter Park Battles over Historic District Ordinances

The Historic Preservation Board of Winter Park has drafted revisions to their ordinances. The Winter Park City Council is now reviewing their proposals. The debate is heated. Many developers are fearful that they won’t be able to replace as many old … Continue reading

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Casa Feliz 9th Annual Colloquium on Historic Preservation

The 9th Annual James Gamble Rogers Colloquium on Historic Preservation will take place Saturday, May 16. This year’s keynote speaker, Sarah Susanka, is entertaining and dynamic, and the message of “The Not So Big House” is not only useful for those of … Continue reading

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Winter Park Argues Historic District

  There is a lot of heated debate over Winter Park residents wanting to designate the Orwin Manor subdivision as a historic district. Having lived in a neighborhood in St. Louis years ago, which became a historic district (Benton Park … Continue reading

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Winter Park Brownstones to Break Ground on Morse

Winter Park is set to break ground on eight luxury townhomes on Morse Avenue in the second quarter of 2015. Phil Kean brings his understanding of luxury living, with indoor-outdoor flow, flexible interior layouts for gracious entertaining, and intimate Master … Continue reading

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The Polasek – Capen Connection

Efforts are underway to restore the Capen House, recently saved from demolition by floating it across a lake to a new location on the Polasek Museum property. Funds are still needed to restore the interior, as the house was cut in half to … Continue reading

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Maitland Works to Improve Sunrail Use

Like all cities that develop a commuter rail system, SunRail is already reshaping our metropolitan area. Ridership on SunRail is right near anticipated levels. Station ridership is constantly being reviewed to increase ridership. A recent article in the Orlando Sentinel … Continue reading

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