San Juan Hotel
Though the space on Orange Avenue that the San Juan Hotel once occupied is now the Morgan and Morgan building, the San Juan Hotel was Orlando's first permanent hotel and at one point the largest building in the town when it was first constructed in 1885. ... Read more
Orlando buildings circa 1960 through the lens of Tim Orwick
This collection of black and white photographs is from the personal collection of Tim Orwick, Colonial High School graduate and yearbook photographer extraordinaire. Orlando Memory is grateful to Tim for sending us these photos to share. Many of Tim Orwi ... Read more
Jenkins Dolive
Thomas Jenkins Dolive ("doe-leave") was born in Orlando February 27, 1890 and interviewed in December of 1971 by Hatabel Hyer. He was well known to many in Orlando as were his parents and siblings.  According to Eve Bacon's Orlando: A Centennial History ... Read more
Orlando Remembered Display Case
When the San Juan Hotel at the northwest corner of Orange Avenue and Central Boulevard was slated for demolition, many citizens felt that the past was slipping away by wrecking ball and bulldozer and soon would be forgotten. The displays created by Orland ... Read more