Orlando Then and Now

Overview

There’s more to Orlando than mouse ears. Long before Walt Disney arrived, Seminole Indians lived here, in the swamplands of central Florida. Over the years, Orlando evolved into a modern city, but it wasn’t until 1971 that it began its transformation into what it is today: one of the biggest tourist destinations in the world.

  • See how Orlando grew from humble swampland into a modern mecca of theme parks, big ...
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Overview

There’s more to Orlando than mouse ears. Long before Walt Disney arrived, Seminole Indians lived here, in the swamplands of central Florida. Over the years, Orlando evolved into a modern city, but it wasn’t until 1971 that it began its transformation into what it is today: one of the biggest tourist destinations in the world.

  • See how Orlando grew from humble swampland into a modern mecca of theme parks, big business, and retail in this new edition of the Then and Now series.
  • Witness the amazing transformation of thousands of acres of orange groves as they became Disney World, Epcot Center, SeaWorld, and Universal Studios.
  • Take a glimpse into Orlando’s dynamic past as you tour its historic downtown district. See then-and-now images of the Old Orlando Railroad depot, the Bumby Hardware Building and Slemon’s Department Store.
  • With Art Deco treasures, magnificent Beaux Arts and Queen Anne buildings, and red-tiled Mediterranean roofs, Orlando boasts an incredible range of architectural styles. See some of the city’s best-loved old buildings, as they were and as they are today.
  • Orlando hosts millions of visitors every year. This exciting Then and Now book makes a great souvenir or gift.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592237852
  • Publisher: Thunder Bay Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2007
  • Series: Then and Now Thunder Bay Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 9.50 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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