Park Avenue

Park Avenue

Park Avenue is the Main Street of Winter Park. The town of Winter Park was built around Park Avenue. The street has always been a hub of the town’s activity and business from day one. Park Avenue offers a small town shopping experience full of elegance and class.

There are 140 shops along Park Avenue. Many shops and restaurants are small businesses owned by local residents. The owners of these stores are passionate about what they do and it shows in the quality of atmosphere and goods provided. Nearly every type of shop can be found on Park Avenue from high end clothing boutiques to baby stores to wine shops and more.

Shops are not the only things to enjoy on the 10 blocks of Park Avenue. The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art is a popular attraction on Park Avenue. Also known as the Morse Museum. The Morse Museum was originally located at Rollins College on the end of Park Avenue and currently occupies 30,000 square feet of former bank and office buildings. The museum houses displays of early American art, pottery, decorative housewares, and the largest display of Louis Comfort Tiffany Glass in the world. The Tiffany Glass display includes jewelry pottery paintings, leaded glass windows, lamps, and a chapel interior designed for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago.Park Avenue Winter Park

Year round Winter Park hosts events along Park Avenue and in adjacent Central Park. In the spring the famous Sidewalk Art Festival features artists from around the world bringing in many art lovers from all over Central Florida. Central Park puts on many concerts throughout the year. Seasonal parades shut down Park Avenue and draw in the residents for festivities. During the Holiday Season an ice rink is set up in the west meadow of the park and the Morse Museum puts on an open house with concerts and other holiday events.

Park Avenue in Winter Park is one of Central Florida’s biggest shopping districts adding to the charm and many great reasons why Winter Park is a great place to live.

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