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A Little Trip Down Memory Lane

July 25th, 2006 by tisner

The Orlando Avenue Top Team Brings you a little trip down memory lane in Orlando, Fl

The Orlando Avenue Top Team Brings you a little trip down memory lane in Orlando, Fl
When you drive through the Orlando area today sometimes it’s hard to remember it hasn’t always looked this way.

Some of us at The Orlando Avenue Top Team remember when Orlando was mostly agricultural. Sometimes we had cattle as neighbors. Amidst the new construction, you can still see a cow or two today!

The following and very short timeline is brought to you by The Orlando Avenue Top Team, real estate specialists with wisdom, knowledge and integrity. Whether you are looking to purchase or sell a primary residence near Walt Disney World, a vacation home near Lake Toho, or investment property near Orlando International,

The Orlando Avenue Top Team website can help you with all of your real estate needs.
December 1, 1958 – construction of I-4 begins.
It is completed in February, 1965.
During 1964 – Walt Disney begins to secretly purchase large tracts of land west of I-4 and Florida’s Turnpike.
November 15, 1965 – Walt Disney announces his "Florida project."
July 14, 1967 – The Bee Line Expressway opens.

October 1, 1967 – The Magic Kingdom opens, along with the first two Disney World Hotels, The Contemporary and The Polynesian. Several weeks later, The Fort Wilderness Campground opens.

December 15, 1973 – Sea World of Florida opens.
October 1, 1982 – Epcot opens.
January 1989 – TD Waterhouse Center becomes home to the Orlando Magic.
June 7, 1990 – Universal Studios Florida opens.
September 15, 1995 – Downtown Disney opens.
May 28, 1999 – Universal’s Islands of Adventure open
February, 2005 – Orlando International becomes Florida’s busiest airport

On the other side of the United States, on May 5, 2005, the 50th anniversary celebration of Disneyland starts.  Complete story from the Orlando Sentinel.

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