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Downtown Orlando Condos
Downtown Orlando is the historic core of the city and the central business district of Orlando, Florida. Downtown Orlando is the largest urban center in the state of Florida. There are five enclaves or sub-districts in the downtown area. Uptown, Lake Eola Heights, Thornton Park, Parramore and the central business district/financial district. Residents of the downtown area are affectionately referred to as Downtowners. The downtown has public transportation in the form of both bus and rail service.
The enclave of Uptown is known for its retail establishments and nightlife. Landmarks include Senator Beth Johnson Park and Lake Highland Preparatory School which was established in 1970 and is the largest private school in Orlando. Uptown is also the home of the headquarters of the Orlando Ballet Company. Parramore is a historical hub established in the 1880s. The neighborhood is going through a process of gentrification. It is home to the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, the Florida A&M University School of Law and the headquarters of the Orlando Police Department. The Central Business District is exactly what it sounds like the business core of the city. Lake Eola Heights is known for its “Florida” style bungalows and historic brick streets. This enclave has some of the oldest homes in Orlando. Thornton Park is centered around Lake Lawsona and the boy‘s books”features boutiques, upscale restaurants and more. It is also the home of the city’s oldest cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery.
The area was first inhabited by native members of the Creek and Seminole tribes. European settlers arrive in about 1837 and in 1838 Fort Gatlin was built. The area received the name Orlando in 1856. The town of Orlando was incorporated in 1875. One of the towns earliest industries was cattle it served as a major cowtown. Around 1920 it shifted from a cowtown to a citrus growing center. Next it became a major military center with the development of McCoy Air Force Base, Pine Castle Air Force Base and the Orlando Naval Training Center. A building boom beginning in 1998 changed the city and it’s skyline forever.
In 2010, the population was 18,731 and the population density was 5,123 people per square mile. However, the daytime population was estimated at 65,000. There are 46 skyscrapers in Downtown Orlando. The three tallest are the SunTrust Tower at 441 feet, The Vue at Lake Eola at 426 feet and the Orange County Courthouse at 416 feet. Places of interest include the Orlando Museum of Art, Loch Haven Community Center, the Orlando Science Center, the Orlando Repretory Theater and so many more. Homes for sale in Downtown Orlando range from starter homes and fixer uppers up through luxury and historic homes. Other real estate options include apartments, condominiums, townhouses and more.
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|Average value of the dwelling in which household lives||$334,103|
|Avg. years a household has lived in dwelling.||14 years|
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School Name Phone Type Grades Rating Howard Middle School 407-245-1780 Public 6-8 Lake Eola Charter 407-246-0900 Public KG-8 Orange County Virtual Franchise 407-317-3327 Public 4-12 Orange Virtual Instruction (Course Offerings) 407-317-3327 Public 6-12 Trinity Lutheran School Not Available Private PK-8 Orange County Virtual Instruction Program 407-317-3200 Public KG-12
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