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Enter for a chance to be part of Orlando’s 2025 Historic Preservation Board calendar contest

Ready to share you like of photographer whereas highlighting the Orlando’s wealthy historical past?

The theme for the 2025 Historic Preservation Board calendar and pictures competitors will deal with Orlando’s historic College Park Neighborhood.

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According to a information launch, redevelopment pressures proceed on this city neighborhood not protected by native ordinances and is in peril of shedding its shared cultural heritage.

For the needs of this competitors, College Park is bounded by Par Street on the North, Golfview Street on the south, S. Rio Grande to the West and Interstate 4 to the East.

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Check out this map of the boundaries:

Enter for a chance to be part of Orlando’s 2025 Historic Preservation Board calendar contestEnter for a chance to be part of Orlando’s 2025 Historic Preservation Board calendar contest

Enter for a chance to be part of Orlando’s 2025 Historic Preservation Board calendar contest

College Park was absorbed into the town limits in April 1923 when the Chamber of Commerce petitioned the City Commission to broaden the town’s northern boundary to Par Street.

The naming of streets after Ivy League schools was began by Walter Rose when he deliberate his Rosemere Development in 1921.

Other builders would keep on the naming conference believing it helped promote tons.

The 1926 Miami Hurricane drove away northern patrons abruptly ending the Florida Land Boom.

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Vacant tons outnumbered homes in some subdivisions till troopers coming back from World War II reignited the growth.

The Historic Preservation Board believes College Park is in “danger of losing its architectural character found in the historical styles of Colonial Revival, Craftsman, Mediterranean Revival, Minimal Traditional, Mission, Neoclassical Revival, and Tudor Revival,” the discharge acknowledged.

For images to be eligible, subject material ought to be from constructions which can be no less than 50 years previous (typically, pre-1970) and be positioned throughout the boundaries.

Submissions can be of whole construction or of particular person particulars.

Selected photographs could be paired within the calendar with a historic {photograph} for comparability.

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Organizers encourage submitted images to be of areas outdoors the Lake Adair/Lake Concord and Lake Ivanhoe Historic Districts.

Submissions should be postmarked by July 8, 2024 at 5 p.m.

CLICK HERE, to discover out how one can enter the contest.

A $100 honorarium will be awarded to every photographer whose image is chosen for the 2025 Historic Preservation Board Calendar.

The theme of final 12 months’s calendar was the Lake Lawsone Historic District and may be VIEWED HERE, in addition to different earlier calendars.

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