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Downtown Orlando Historic District

Walking tour brochure created by the City of Orlando features information about the officially designated Downtown Orlando Historic District.

Learn about 28 locations in historic downtown Orlando and take a walking or driving tour using the included map.

Locations included or mentioned:

Well’sbuilt Hotel (Dr. William Monroe Wells)
Well’s South Street Casino
Well’sbuilt Museum of African American History
Hankins Building (Dr. I. S. Hankins)
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
Ebenezer Methodist Church
Slemons Department Store (William Slemons)
Bumby Hardware Building (Joseph Bumby, Sr.)
Orlando Railroad Depot (Church Street Station)
Nicholson-Colyer Building (J. A. Colyer and J. E. Nicholson)
Kress Building – S. H. Kress Company (Edward F. Sibbert – Architect)
First National Bank Building (People’s National Bank, Howard M. Reynolds – architect)
Orlando Bank & Trust Company (H. W. Metcalf)
Tinker Building (Joe Tinker)
Elijah Hand Building, Carey Hand Building (F. H. Trimble)
Yowell – Duckworth Building (Newton Yowell and Eugene Duckworth, Murry S. King-architect, Benjamin Drew)
Dickson – Ives Company (H. H. Dickson and Sidney Ives, Sr.)
State Bank of Orlando & Trust Company (W. L. Stoddart – architect)
Angebilt Hotel (Murry S. King – architect, Joseph Ange)
San Juan Hotel, Rose Building (Murry S. King, Walter Rose)
Rutlands (F. Earl Deloe – architect
Colonial Plaza Shopping Center)
U. S. Post Office & Courthouse (Louise A. Simon – architect)
Cathedral of St. Luke (Frohman, Robb and Little)
First Church of Christ Scientist (George Foote Dunham – Architect)
Orange County Courthouse (Murry S. King – Architect)
Rogers Buiilding (Gordon Rogers)
Ellis Building (J. L. and N. B. Giles, Wiliam Ellis).

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San Juan Hotel, Orlando, Florida
Photo of the San Juan Hotel in downtown Orlando.
The Angebilt, Hotel Lucerne, Jefferson Court Hotel (brochure)
This undated brochure gives information about some of downtown Orlando's historic hotels.
Morning Glory French Bakery Menu - Church Street Station Bumby Arcade
Menu from the Morning Glory French Bakery opened November 15, 1985 in the Bumby Arcade across the street from Lili Marlene's Aviators...
San Juan Hotel circa 1960
The San Juan Hotel, Beacham Theater and other businesses on North Orange Avenue circa 1960. From the private collection of Tim Orwick.
Orlando Street Railway - Street car in front of San Juan Hotel
From Pocket History of Orlando Florida. Orlando Centennial 1875-1975. Orlando Street Railway. In the year 1886 a street railway franchise was granted ...
Orange Avenue Postcard circa 1940
Vintage linen postcard (produced between 1930's and 1950's) circa 1940 looking south on Orange Avenue from Washington Street, showing Rutland's Depart...
St. James Catholic Church Postcard circa 1940
Color linen postcard of St. James Catholic Church circia 1940-1950.
San Juan Hotel
Image of the San Juan Hotel at the corner of Orange and Central from the 1930s. 
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Downtown Orlando Historic District Walking Tour

Downtown Orlando Historic District Walking Tour - 11 page brochure and map.


Orlando Maps

Orlando Brief - Photo Page 15 - San Juan Hotel

Page 15 - Orlando Brief includes photo of the San Juan Hotel in downtown Orlando.

Orlando Brief - Photo Top of Page 16 - Angebilt Hotel

Orlando Brief - Photo Top of Page 16 - Angebilt Hotel

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