Downtown

Downtown Orlando is a vibrant and historic urban neighborhood with easy access to cultural arts venues, shopping, entertainment, major attractions and a thriving business district.Orlando has recently received national recognition from Forbes magazine who ranks Metro Orlando fourth on their annual list of “Most Wired Cities.” and Fast Company magazine ranked Orlando a fast city full of innovation. Currently, Downtown Orlando is experiencing a historic cultural arts-and-entertainment renaissance through the development and construction of three state-of-the-art community venues, the new Amway Center, home to the Eastern Conference Champions Orlando Magic calls home, a world-class performing arts center & an upgraded Florida Citrus Bowl. The list below contains some of Downtown Orlando’s most popular neighborhoods and includes Thornton Park, Eola Heights, Central Business District, Lake Cherokee, Uptown North Orange, Holden/Parramore and South Eola district. For more information on Downtown Orlando, visit: www.downtownorlando.com.

Thornton Park
Unwind in the City’s most stylish district. This residential neighborhood is home to street after street of oak-shaded bungalows.

Eola Heights
Historic neighborhood located in the Heart of downtown. Shady, tree lined brick streets just blocks from Lake Eola & downtown.

Central Business District
High & mid-rise condos, theatres, galleries, museums & parks connected by public transit & accentuated by art /cultural elements.

Lake Cherokee
Historic District Designated in 1981 & home to over 160 historic structures, primarily residences, this charming downtown neighborhood is highly sought-after.

Uptown North Orange
Unique, identifiable community mixing medium to high intensity office space with residential uses, creating a self-sustaining neighborhood.

Holden/Parramore
A diverse area of residential neighborhoods, businesses and industry west of the Downtown Orlando core. Parramore is the historic home of Orlando’s African-American community, and is on the cusp of a new surge of growth as a diverse and vibrant Downtown area.

South Eola District
Unique shopping, dining & entertainment with Lake Eola Park serving as he cultural centerpiece.