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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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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 - 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 Ivanhoe Area Historic House Tour, 1995
On the shores of Lake Ivanhoe, near where Dartmouth Street meets the lake, ground was broken Feb. 26, 1925 for the first subdivision to be called College Park (north to Princeton, west to Edgewater, east to University). The developers of this former citru ... Read more