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Downtown Architecture and Landscape Walking Tour

Presented by New River Architecture Project at Laura Ward Plaza, Fort Lauderdale FL

Apr 03 2021
Jun 26 2021
Downtown Architecture and Landscape Walking Tour

Learn about the architecture, planning and landscape of downtown fort lauderdale on this 90-minute guided walking tour.

Downtown Fort Lauderdale is doubly young. The town center began forming c. 1900 not long after the arrival of Henry Flagler’s Florida East Coast Railroad arrived in 1896. It grew and evolved until the 1960s as suburbanization sucked the life out of it.

Faced with a largely vacant downtown, stakeholders came to together and formed the Fort Lauderdale Downtown Development Authority to reimagine and rebuild the downtown. Slowly, c. 1970, it began to grow again. A development boom in the c. 2000

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Tickets are $25/$20 members-students-seniors, and may be purchased at Major credit cards accepted.

Contact: 754-213-1806


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Laura Ward Plaza

420 SE 6th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301