Push to make Lake Davis-Greenwood neighborhood into historic district ends
ORLANDO, Fla. – After a heated debate over whether to make Orlando’s Lake Davis-Greenwood neighborhood a historic district, the committee that first proposed the change has withdrawn its petition and disbanded. The city sent News 6 a copy of the letter it received from the historic committee withdrawing its petition. “We’ve been asked to agree to additional regulations on our property, additional restrictions, additional processes for approvals. Vanos said residents were not made aware of the implications of the historic district designation. News 6 previously contacted several members of the committee making the historic district push and only Mark Line, who declined an interview request, responded.
Residents in Orlando’s Lake Davis-Greenwood community don’t want historic neighborhood designation
ORLANDO, Fla. – The committee pushing for the historic district designation has withdrawn its petition. Emotions have been running high among neighbors of the Lake Davis-Greenwood community in Orlando after a petition was signed to designate it a historic district. At the helm of the process is the Lake Davis-Greenwood neighborhood Historic District Committee with six members. “I have rights today that the proponents of this historic district are asking me to give up. In an email, the city of Orlando sent a list of benefits a historic district would incur.