January 2020

Lake Eola Park - Orlando Sentinel

Patty Sheehan pledges $50,000 of her discretionary funds toward Lake Eola Park Land Trust

City commissioner Patty Sheehan contributed $50,000 toward a fundraising campaign to purchase land near Lake Eola Park, in hopes of expanding its southwest corner. The money goes toward the purchase of the Murrell Building on the corner of Rosalind Avenue and East Central Boulevard that currently houses a 7-Eleven store. The 5,000-square-foot parcel is under …

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Lake Eola Park - Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Land Trust’s Mission: Preserve Lake Eola, Park at City’s Heart

“Lake Eola always has been a hub around which Orlando has been built,” Eve Bacon wrote in her history of Orlando. That’s sure the feeling of the folks who last fall founded the Orlando Land Trust, the mission of which is “to preserve, protect, and expand Lake Eola Park and the surrounding green space of …

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