Central Florida is the home to six different historic districts ranging from Downtown Orlando, Winter Park, Colonialtown South and Lake Eola Heights. Downtown Orlando also known as Lake Cherokee Historic District houses 160 structures dated as far back as the early 1870’s. The district runs through the East-West Expressway on the north side and through Orange Avenue on the west.
Lake Eola Heights is a historic district east of downtown that has 570 buildings that are Orlando’s most architecturally diverse. Before the land was purchased for building it was rows of citrus groves. Some of the styles built as early as 1890 are Colonial Revival, Craftsman, Mediterranean Revival, Mission, Art Deco and Minimal Traditional. It was listed as a historic district in 1989.