Orlando Milk District
Officially Recognized Neighborhood
Orlando Milk District was recently nomimated into the City of Orlando’s Main street program. It’s the programs 10th addition. The program helps communities to develop and grow their local and historic culture. As a result of this recent incorporation, the Orlando Milk District will receive $50,000 for the first year.
Orlando Milk District Beginnings
Thomas Gilbert Lee went into the dairy business after graduating from Rollins College. It all started when Thomas Gilbert Lee (T.G. Lee Diary) opened a milk producing plant 1920’s which still produces milk in the area today.
Therefore, the neighborhood has adopted the name “Milk District”.
Milk District Today
The Milk District is located in downtown Orlando minutes from Lake Eola in zip code 32803. It’s main area is between Bumby and Maguire Road close to Orlando Executive Airport. See map. It is known for its Food Truck Tuesdays, Orlando Festival Park, and eclectic eateries and bars. Some of these include SpaceBar, Pom Pom Teahouse, The Milk Bar, Saigon Noodle Grill, or Market South which is a strictly plant based restaurant and bakery.
Real Estate in the Milk District
This Orlando Milk District area has the downtown feel with historic single family homes, some renovated, and some fixers. This Milk District also has small rise condos and townhomes. Some older homes are being replaced with new construction townhomes. Properties typically range from $150,000 to $400,000.
You will not find huge properties, but quaint homes for people that like to spend more time outdoors enjoying all the venues downtown Orlando has to offer. The area also offers a 2.5 mile of paved trails for jogging, biking, or walking.
Brand New Townhome listed for $299,000
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