In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, City Hall and all city offices will be closed Monday, January 21, 2019. Residential trash pick up will occur as usual.

Historic Walking Tours

HISTORIC WALKING TOURS

  • 76-78 W. Church Street
  • 14 E. Washington Street
  • 39 S. Magnolia Avenue
  • 65 E. Central Boulevard
  • 110 W. Church Street
  • 13-23 W. Pine Street

Join Historic Preservation Officer Richard Forbes each month for a tour of the Downtown Historic District to learn about Orlando’s rich history. To join our Historic Walking Tour, RSVP to Rose at 407.246.3789. If you can’t make a guided tour, click here for a printable self-guided walking tour of downtown, or click here for an interactive map.

  • Cost: Free
  • Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • Location: Rogers Kiene Building, 39 S Magnolia Avenue, Orlando FL 32801
  • Duration: 1.5 Hours

TOUR TOPICS

Learn the answers to:

  • Which adaptive reuse structure built in 1927 was once called the “Million dollar courthouse”?
  • Which downtown building had the first crematorium in the South?
  • Which building reportedly had its unique siding shipped from England in the late 1880s?
  • Which building is named for a famous World Series champion baseball player?
  • And how several of our historic buildings have been adapted from their original use to serve modern functions!

TOUR SCHEDULE

Tours take place the first Friday of the month October – May.

  • February 1, 2019
  • March 1, 2019
  • April 5, 2019
  • May 3, 2019