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The College Park Neighborhood Association's 16th Annual Homes Tour: Mediterranean Revivals, 2006
Mediterranean Revival is an eclectic style using Spanish, Italian Renaissance and Moorish architectural elements. In Florida, the style's popularity soared in the 1920's; it remained a pervasive influence until World War II. It was used for a variety of b ... Read more
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The College Park Neighborhood Association 15th Annual Historic Homes Tour, 2005
A recent historic resources study of College Park showed substantially fewer historic buildings than in 2001, in part, we believe because the current real estate boom has accelerated inappropriate exterior alterations and the demolition of older homes. Th ... Read more
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Historic Homes Walking Tour: The College Streets of College Park Brochure
College Park developed as a neighborhood within the city of Orlando. The name did not come from a college. It originated with a developer, Walter Rose, who named streets after Ivy League colleges in 1921. In 1925 another development company, CABCO, named ... Read more