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First GREEN Bank Opens in Winter Park

VOA Associates, Inc. recently completed architecture, interior, and sustainable design for the Winter Park branch of First GREEN Bank. The Orlando office  provided design services for bank owner to meet his goals. This is one of many boutique-type branches steadily growing … Continue reading

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Capen House Back on Shore

The Capen Showalter House built in 1885 in Winter Park, has been floated across Lake Osceola in two sections, and is now on shore on the grounds of the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden. Funds are still needed to stitch the house back … Continue reading

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Phil Kean named NAHB Custom Home Builder of the Year

Phil Kean, Architect, owner of Winter Park-based Phil Kean Designs, was named the National Association of Home Builders’ Custom Home Builder of the Year. The award recognizes the professional achievement of a builder who creates exceptional custom homes and demonstrates … Continue reading

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Winter Park Apartments To Finish Construction

At the corner of Canton and Denning in Winter Park construction has resumed on a site that halted during the recession a few years ago. The partially finished parking garage has sat quietly for a few years. But construction has … Continue reading

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Grass-Roots Support to Save our History

“Locals still mourn the loss of Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride at Disney, and love to ogle homeboy David Siegel’s imitation Versailles, a monstrosity of a house that isn’t even finished (though it has inspired a hit documentary, The Queen of … Continue reading

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Save the Capen House

The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculp­ture Gar­dens, in part­ner­ship with the Friends of Casa Feliz and the Win­ter Park His­tor­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion, along with a lead­er­ship com­mit­tee com­prised of preservation-minded cit­i­zens, announce the offi­cial launch of a fundrais­ing cam­paign to pre­serve … Continue reading

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Lakeside Winter Park Starts Construction

Lakeside Winter Park is slated as a new shopping center off US Highway 17-92 in Winter Park at Morse Blvd. The former Seventh Day Adventists Health System offices and an adjacent motel will be raised on the 3.9 acre site … Continue reading

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Winter Park 9th Grade Center

Another of 2011’s award winning designs is the Winter Park 9th Grade Center Comprehensive Project Winter Park, Florida, one of the images featured on our blog cover photo. It received the AWARD OF MERIT, designed by DLR Group, Orlando, Florida. … Continue reading

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