Park Avenue Postcard

Dublin Core

Title

Park Avenue Postcard

Alternative Title

Park Avenue Postcard

Subject

Winter Park (Fla.)
Theaters--Florida
Postcards--Florida
Buildings--Florida

Description

Postcard showing the southern end of Park Avenue in Winter Park, Florida. On the left is the Colony Theatre built in 1939. Park Avenue is Winter Park's historic main street. Originally located at 329 South Park Avenue, the Colony Theatre opened in 1939 and became a regional attraction in the 1950s and 1960s. The theater closed on September 28, 1975 and renovations of the building took place from 1976 to 1977. The site re-opened as the Colony Gardens in 1978. The building is now occupied by Pottery Barn.

Creator

Genuine Curteich-Chicago

Source

Original 5.5 x 3.5 inch color postcard by Genuine Curteich-Chicago: Orange News Company, Orlando, Florida: Private Collection of Thomas Cook.

Publisher

Orange News Company

Date Created

ca. 1940

Date Copyrighted

ca. 1940

Date Issued

ca. 1940

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original color 5.5 x 3.5 inch color postcard by Genuine Curteich-Chicago: Orange News Company, Orlando, Florida.

Is Part Of

Thomas Cook Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

537 KB

Medium

5.5 x 3.5 inch color postcard

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Colony Theatre, Winter Park, Florida

Spatial Coverage

28.595446, -81.351567

Temporal Coverage

1940-01-01/1975-09-28

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Genuine Curteich-Chicago and published by the Orange News Company.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Genuine Curteich-Chicago and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cook, Thomas

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Thomas Cook

External Reference

Chamliss, Julian. "Placing Memory, Exploring Context: Winter Park's Colony Theater." Academia.edu. http://www.academia.edu/541573/Placing_Memory_Exploring_Context_Winter_Parks_Colony_Theater.
"The Early History of Winter Park." Winter Park Historical Association. http://www.wphistory.org/explore-history/winter-park/early-history.
"History." City of Winter Park. http://cityofwinterpark.org/Pages/Government/City_Info/History.aspx.
"History of Winter Park." Experience Winter Park Avenue. http://experienceparkavenue.com/history-of-winter-park/.
"Park Avenue Story." Experience Winter Park Avenue. http://experienceparkavenue.com/about/park-avenue-story/.

Transcript

WP-8--Park Avenue, Winter Park, Fla.
POST CARD
ORANGE NEWS CO., ORLANDO, FLA.
GENUINE CURTEICH-CHICAGO "C.T. ART-COLORTONE" POST CARD (REG. U.S. PAT. OFF.)
PLACE STAMP HERE

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 color postcard

Physical Dimensions

5.5 x 3.5 inch

Locations

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