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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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College Park Neighborhood Association 12th Annual Historic Homes Tour, College Park Country Club, 2002
Today's tour takes you through 1925 and 1926 subdivisions called College Park Country Club Section and College Park Country Club 2nd and 5th additions. The name "College Park" was the idea of S. Howard Atha, partner in the real estate firm of Cooper-Atha- ... Read more
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11th College Park Historic Homes Tour, Palm Terrace, 2001
"With the opening of Palm Terrace the people of Orlando are offered the opportunity of purchasing homes of exceptional merit, situated in an ideal location and surrounded by an environment of dignity and refinement." August 1925 publicity predicted a sell ... Read more
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10th College Park Historic Homes Tour - in the Shadow of Interstate 4, 2000
Almost 80 years ago, long before Interstate 4 was dreamed of, developer Walter W. Rose transformed groveland into building lots with streets he named for colleges and universities. Active in Orlando Real Estate since 1913, Rose was one of the first to rea ... Read more
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9th College Park Historic Homes Tour, in the Shadow of Interstate 4, 1999
Almost 80 years ago, long before Interstate 4 was dreamed of, developer Walter R. Rose transformed groveland into building lots with streets he named for colleges and universities. Our tour includes homes from his December 1921 Rosemere subdivision and fr ... Read more
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College Park Historic Homes Tour - West Lake Adair / South College Park, 1998
In the 1910's and 20's the area north of Colonial now called College Park was mostly grove land, ripe for development. In 1922 grove owner Theron J. Walker created the Edgewater subdivision from land he had held since 1906. He sold the subdivided land in ... Read more
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College Park Historic Homes Tour North From Lake Adair, 1997
Lake Adair reportedly got its name in 1884, when John W. Childress bought an adjacent grove and bestowed his wife's name on the lake. The eastern border of Childress' land would have been today's Westmoreland. By 1920, that land and the area to the east w ... Read more
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College Park Historic Homes Tour - Shore Crest, 1996
The 1920's boom transformed groves, farms and woodlands into neatly platted small-lot subdivisions now collectively called College Park. One of the first developers to realize this area's potential was Walter W. Rose. Active in Orlando real estate sinc ... Read more
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College Park Neighborhood Association Historical Committee’s Lake Concord and Lake Adair Historic House Tour, December, 1993
The Lake Concord/Adair area of College Park was the subject of a 1984 Historic Resources Survey conducted for the City of Orlando. In 1989, College Park Neighborhood Association Historical Committee volunteers supplemented the survey. The committee contin ... Read more
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College Park Neighborhood Association Historical Committee’s Lake Concord's Southwest Shore Historic House Tour, December, 1994
At the turn of the century, the Lake Concord area was semi-rural. Near the lake were orange groves, and a few homes of grove owners. James P. Wilcox was a prominent landholder. In 1910, Judge Thomas Picton Warlow and his associates bought much of Wilcox's ... Read more
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College Park Neighborhood Association Historical Committee’s Ivanhoe Area Historic House Tour, 1995
College Park Neighborhood Association Historical Committee’s Ivanhoe Area Historic House Tour, December 3, 1995. College Park Neighborhood Association Historical Committee’s Ivanhoe Area Historic House Tour, 1995 Ivanhoe Area House Tour Addresse ... Read more