Winter Park Avenue To Return To Mixed Use

City leaders envision more growth along Park Avenue, with new offices and even loft apartments moving in above the street-level businesses, a decades old concept that used to be the norm.

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June 25, 2001, 5:00 AM PDT

By Christian Madera @

Officials, planners and business owners are hoping to expand buildings up, and create more space along Park Avenue, the main commercial street in Downtown Winter Park. "We’re going to bring people to downtown that are working in the new space, and we’re also assuming that a good part of the new square footage will be residential as well," said Jeff Briggs, city planner. "There will be more people living and working on the avenue, and all of these new people will help support the downtown businesses."

Thanks to Christian Peralta

Sunday, June 24, 2001 in The Orlando Sentinel

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