What’s Up Downtown: A Look into Downtown’s Past

  • Thursday, April 4


Thursday April 4, 2019 9:00 AM

A key part of our city’s plan for strategic growth is recognizing, preserving, and celebrating our past. Join us for What’s Up Downtown on Thursday, April 4 at 9:00 a.m. to take a step back in history as we embark on a Historic Walking Tour of downtown Orlando. Along the way, you’ll hear from multiple guest speakers including Michael Perkins, Executive Director of the Historical Society and the Manager of the Orange County Regional History Center; Richard Forbes, Historic Preservation Officer with the City of Orlando; and character appearances from members of Orlando Remembered. The tour will conclude at the Orange County Regional History Center with a speech about the historic courtroom. Following the tour, everyone is invited for a complimentary visit to see all of the exhibits within the History Center.

Please be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes.

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Date:         April 4, 2019

Time:        Networking will begin at 8:30 a.m.

The walking tour will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 10:30 a.m.

Location: The tour will begin at the newly renovated Downtown Orlando Information

Center (201 S Orange Ave, Suite 102, Orlando, FL 32801) and conclude at

the Orange County Regional History Center (65 E. Central Blvd, Orlando, FL



First hour parking validation will be provided for City Commons Parking Garage (460 Boone Ave). You are encouraged to take advantage of downtown’s alternative modes of transportation including complimentary LYMMO and Juice Bike Share (for a fee). The Downtown Orlando Information Center is accessible via the LYMMO Orange Line, at the Orange Ave. and Church St. stop.

About What’s Up Downtown

What’s Up Downtown takes place on the first Thursday of each month and is open to anyone interested in learning more about the exciting developments and initiatives in downtown Orlando.

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