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LAKELAND DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, RG5620, 1928-2009

Series I, Subject Files, 1928-2002

The Subject Files occupy 21 linear feet of shelf space and document the administrative activities of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA). Topics include such downtown development projects as the new Amtrak Passenger Station, the Lake Mirror Promenade, Munn Park, the renovation of the Lakeland Terrace Hotel, the Downtown Regional Mall project, and numerous private redevelopment projects. The types of records include correspondence, memos, agenda and minutes of meetings, brochures, grant proposals, reports, plans, and copies of leases.

The records in this series are arranged alphabetically by name, subject or type of record and chronologically within folders.

BOX

FOLDER

FOLDER TITLE

DATE

1

1

Accredited Insurance Services, Inc.

1994, 1996

 

2

Adams Building:  Parking Improvements

n.d.

 

3

Alcoholic Beverages on City Property

1992-93, 1997-98

 

4

All-Saints Episcopal Church

1990 1992

 

5

All Star Weekend:  Florida State League

1999

    

6

Alleys, Naming of

1992-93, 1995-96

    

7

American Legion Property on Lake Mirror.

1928, 1951

   

8

American Planning Association By-laws

1992

   

9

Americans With Disabilities Act

1994

  

10

Amtrak Passenger Station

1986, 1988-91

  

11

Amtrak Passenger Station

1992

 

12

Amtrak Passenger Station

1993-96

  

13

Amtrak Passenger Station

n.d.

  

14

Amtrak Passenger Station:  Site Location and Feasibility Study

1992-Mar 1993

  

15

Amtrak Passenger Station:  Site Location and Feasibility Study

Apr-June 1993

2

16

Amtrak Passenger Station:  Site Location and Feasibility Study

July 1993-1996, n.d.

  

17

Amtrak Passenger Station:  Site Location and Feasibility Study:  Executive Drafts

1993

  

18

Amtrak Passenger Station:  Site Location and Feasibility Study:  Oral Presentations

1993

  

19

Amtrak Passenger Station:  Site Location and Feasibility Study:  Technical Proposal

1993

  

20

Annual Lunches and Programs

1992-96

 

21

Antique District

1987-90

 

22

Antique District

1991-97

 

23

Antique District Brochures

 

 

24

Antique District Photographs

 

 

25

Appraisers: List of

1994-95

 

26

Architects: List of

 

3

27

Arts on the Park: Historic Preservation Grant

1997-98 n.d.

 

28

Arts on the Park: Misc.

1987-97

 

29

Arts on the Park: Photographs

1995

 

30

Aviation Career Academy

 

 

31

Bank Authorizations

1995

 

32

Banners: For Antique District

1993-95

 

33

Barnett Bank Building

1991-93

 

34

Barton-Aschman Associates, Inc.

1981-1987

 

 

Parking Analysis-Downtown

 

 

35

Barton, Mark  (Sanctuary Youth Minister)

1995

 

36

Bartow, Downtown Inc.

1990-95

 

37

Better Business Council of Polk County

1990-91

 

38

Billboards

 

 

39

Blumberg Building

1980

4

40

Board of Directors:Members

1977,87,93-

 

 

 

2002, n.d.

 

41

Board of  Directors: Agendas

1992-93

 

42

Board of  Directors: Retreats

1991-92

 

43

Board of Directors: Retreats

1993

 

44

Board of Directors: Retreats

1994

 

45

Board of Directors: Retreats

Feb. 1995

 

46

Board of Directors: Retreats

Dec. 1995

 

47

Board of Directors: Retreats

1997,2001

 

48

Boundaries of the Lakeland Downtown Development

1997,2001

 

 

Authority

 

 

49

Bradshaw, Marni

1991-95

 

 

 (Studebaker Building Orange Blossom Hotel)

 

 

50

Brick Streets Restoration (Photos)

1987

 

51

Brooke Pottery, Inc.

1990-97

 

52

Brown, Peggy:  Retirement

1995

 

53

Bryant Block Building

1986-87

 

54

Buchanan Building

1988,92,99

5

55

Bunch, David: Oats Building ; Todd-McKay Bldg.

1982-96

 

56

Burdines (SA Maas)

1990-93

 

57

Burdines

1994

 

58

Burdines

1995

 

59

By-laws

1979-2001

 

60

Carter & Associates, Architects Law Enforcement Center (See Also: Lemon St. Promenade)

1992

 

61

Carter, H.B./ Leonard Property (112-122 Kentucky Ave.)

1988-91

6

62

Census Bureau

1989

  

63

Central Florida Development Council

1994-95

 

64

Central Florida Regional Planning Council

1982-94

   

65

Certificate of Compliance re. Ad Valorem Taxes

1982-87

 

66

Certificate of the Secretary (LDDA)

n.d.

 

67

Certified Public Depositories List

1982-83

  

68

Chamber of Commerce:  Annual Reports/Brochures

1980-95

  

69

Chamber of Commerce: Correspondence

1978-96

 

70

Chamber of Commerce:  Downtown Taskforce

1984-85

  

71

Chamber of Commerce:  Quality Growth Task Force

1988-89

7

72

Citrus and Chemical Bank

1989-92

  

73

City of Lakeland: Advertising and Publicity Board

1991, 1995

 

74

City of Lakeland:  City Attorney

1987-96

 

75

City of Lakeland:  City Charter

n.d.

  

76

City of Lakeland:  Commission Minutes

1980-83

 

77

CNL Properties, Inc.

1990-)ct 1991

 

77a

CNL Properties, Inc.

Nov 1991-1996

8

78

Commercial District Findings

1977-87

  

79

Commission Ethics

1987-99

  

80

Community Contributions and Tax Credits

1981-90

  

81

Community Contributions and Tax Credits

1991-95

   

82

Community Development Block Grants

1980-1997

 

83

Community Development;  Finance update

1991

 

84

Community Redevelopment Agencies in Florida

n.d.

   

85

Community Redevelopment Area Boundaries and Maps

1989-94

  

86

Community Redevelopment Laws

1969-98

  9 

87

Community Redevelopment Resolutions

1981-99

 

88

Community Relations Council

1991-93

  

89

Conflict of Interest Guidelines

1981-89

  

90

Correspondence

1978, 1991

 

91

Crime Reports

1979-96

 

92

Crispers Restaurant

1995

  

93

CSX Railroad

1990-95

  

94

Deen Bryant Building

1990-94

 

95

Demolition of Commercial Properties Downtown

1990-96

  

96

Design Committee

1989

  

97

Development of Regional Impact application

1981-92

 

98

Development of Regional Impact:  Evaluations and Recommendations

1981, 1990

 

99

Downtown Lakeland Association

1992, 1996

10 

100

Downtown Marketing Committee

 1997

 

101

Downtown Marketing Information

1995, 1997

  

102

Downtown Master Development Plan

1988-95

 

103

Downtown Regional Mall Project

1981-88

 

104

Downtown Regional Mall Project:  UDAG Grant

1986

  

105

Downtown Revitalization Plan

1979-80

11

106

Downtown Workers Manual on Successful Retailing

1989

   

107

Drug Problems in Lakeland, Reports on

1988-91

   

108

Economic Development Council

1987-89

  

109

Edwards, James (Executive Director of LDDA)

1987-99

 

110

Elections to LDDA Board

1978-99

 

111

Elevators

1983-99

  

112

Elks Club Building

1988-92

    

113

Empire Building

1980

 

113a

Employment Data: Employers and Employees in Downtown Lakeland

1984-90

 

114

Equipment

 

12

115

Events

1989-2000

 

116

Executive National Companies (ENCO)  Lakeland      Parking Lot

1984-86

 

117

Executive National Companies (ENCO) Repayment

1986-95

 

118

Explorations V

1989-91

13

119

Federal Building: Proposals

1977-89

 

120

Federal Building: Proposals

1990-93

 

121

Federal Building: Proposed Design

1991-93

 

122

Federal Building: Proposed Site/ Chosen-  300 N. Fl.  Ave .                    

1990-98

 

123

Federal Building: Renovation of 124 S. Tenn. Ave.

1994-97

 

124

Ficticious Name Registration

1990

 

125

Fire Prevention District

1993

 

126

Firestone Service Center, 202 N. Mass. Ave.

1990-92

 

127

First Baptist Church, 301 N. Fl. Ave.

1996-98

 

128

First Federal Savings and Loan: Parking

1980-94

 

129

First Union Bank (formerly, Fl. National), 113 S. Tenn. Ave

1990-92

 

130

Florida Center for Urban Design and Research

1986

 

131

Florida Citrus Mutual

1984

 

132

Florida Department of Community Affairs

1991,2000

 

133

Florida Department of Transporation

1987-95

14

134

Florida Downtown Development Association

1983-95

 

135

Florida League of Cities: Insurance for Special  Taxing Districts                 

1996

 

136

Florida Redevelopment Association

1992-93

 

137

Florida Redevelopment Association

1994

15

138

Florida Redevelopment Association

1995-99

 

139

Florida Redevelopment Association: Brochures, Directories

1992-2000

 

140

Florida Southern College

1988-2001

 

141

Florida Trust for Historic Preservation

1988-89

 

142

Food Stamps: Electronic Transfer

 

 

143

Food Vendors

1995

 

144

Fun Train

1998

 

145

Gangs

n.d.

 

146

GTE/Verizon Building

1993-95

16

147

H & O Food Sales, 305 W. Main St.

1990-2001

 

148

Halloween Ball

1993-95

 

149

Hand Made

1991

 

150

Harry's Seafood Bar & Grille (Kentucky Ave.)

1997-98

 

151

Harwell Advertising

1989-94

 

152

Heartland Private Industry Council, Inc.

1990-2000

 

153

Heartland Private Industry Council, Inc: Space Bid

1994

 

154

Heritage Plaza

1999

 

155

Heritage Plaza

2000

 

156

Herring, Jerry: Properties

1989-96

 

157

High Speed Rail

1988-94

   17

158

High Speed Rail

1995-99

  

159

Highway Beautification

1988-92

   

160

Highway Projects in Polk County

1996

 

161

Historic Lakeland

1979-92

  

162

Historic Preservation:  Tax Incentives

1976-97

   

163

Historic Preservation Board:  Awards

1981-2001

    

164

Historic Preservation Board:  By-laws

1985-90

  

165

History of Lakeland, 1883-1929, by M. F. Hetherington

1929

18

166

Housing Survey for Downtown Lakeland

1997

  

167

Housing and Urban Development (HUD):  District 14 Headquarters:  Criteria and Review 

1994

  

168

Housing and Urban Development (HUD):  District 14 Headquarters:  Research

1987-97

  

169

Impact Fees

1987-97

   

170

Information Center Committee

1983-93

19

171

Insurance Policies for LDDA Properties

1992-98

  

172

Insurance Policies:  Claims

1992-94

   

173

Interlocal Agreement Between Lakeland and LDDA

1984-93

  

174

Internet Access

1997

   

175

In-town Bypass

1990-2001

 

176

Ivy Realty Project

1997-98

  

177

Job Descriptions

1994

  

178

King Properties in Downtown Lakeland

1986-96

20

179

Kress Building

1995-98

  

180

Lake Mirror Promenade:  History

1981

    

181

Lake Mirror Promenade:  National Register Nomination

1981

  

182

Lake Mirror Promenade: Park Plan and Grant

1989-99

21 

183

Lake Mirror Promenade:  Photographs.  See also:  Oversize

n.d.

   

184

Lake Mirror Promenade Restoration:  Construction Specifications for Phase 1A

1983

 

185

Lake Mirror Promenade Restoration:  Grant Application

1980

   

186

Lake Mirror Promenade Restoration: Original Plans (copies)

1979-81

 

187

Lake-to-Lake Connector

1993

 

188

Lakeland Area Mass Transit District

1987-2001

22

189

Lakeland Center:  Chamber of Commerce Task Force

1990-92

   

190

Lakeland Center:  Florida Department of Transportation Right of Way Acquisition

1996

   

191

Lakeland Center:  Hotels

1979-91

   

192

Lakeland Center: Hotels, Amerisuites 

1996-98

   

193

Lakeland Center:  Renovation and Expansion

1990-92

  

194

Lakeland Center, Miscellaneous

1988-97

  

195

Lakeland Clean and Beautiful

1995

23

196

Lakeland Downtown Development Authority

1976-98

  

197

Lakeland Downtown Development Authority:  Offices

1989-97

 

198

Lakeland Downtown Redevelopment Overview

1977-97

  

199

Lakeland Fire Station #1:  Relocation to the Coca-Cola Building

1989-97

   

200

Lakeland, Florida, History of

1926-90 scattered

 

201

Lakeland Middle Academy (Lawton Chiles Academy)

1996-98

 

202

Lakeland Police Department

1989-96

 

203

Lakeland Police Department:  New Headquarters on Massachusetts Avenue

1990-93

 

204

Lakes Education Action Drive

1990

24

205

Land Design and Research, Inc.:  Plan for Downtown Redevelopment 

1988-91

  

206

Land Design and Research, Inc.: Update of Downtown Redevelopment Plan

1993-98

  

207

Lane, Trohn Law Offices

1992-2002

  

208

Lease and Maintenance Schedules for 125 N. Kentucky Avenue

1985-2001

  

209

Leases for 123 N. Kentucky Avenue: A-I

1992-97

25

210

Leases for 123 N. Kentucky Avenue:  J-W

1992-97

  

211

Leases for 223-233 N. Kentucky Avenue

1992-94

  

212

Leases for 217-235 S. Tennessee Avenue

1990-96

  

213

Leases, Miscellaneous

1992-98

  

214

The Ledger

1994-2001

  

215

Lemon Street Promenade:  Demolition

1990-91

26

216

Lemon Street Promenade: Design, Land Design Research, Inc. 

1990-91

  

217

Lemon Street Promenade: Development, Carter and Associates

1991

  

218

Lemon Street Promenade:  Development, Carter and Associates

1992

 

219

Lemon Street Promenade:  Development, Carter and Associates

1993-94

  

220

Lemon Street Promenade:  Lighting and Landscaping

1991-92

27

221

Lemon Street Promenade: Petroleum Tank Removal

1991-92

 

222

Lemon Street Promenade: Petroleum Tank Removal

1993-2000

 

223

Lemon Street Promenade: Petroleum Tank Removal Contamination Assessment Report

1993

 

224

Lemon Street Promenade: Tax Credit

1990-97

  

225

Lillian's Music Store

1998

  

226

Lime Plaza Retirement Village

1992

  

227

Lincoln Property Company

1988-96

  

228

Loan Commitments by Local Banks for Revitalization 

1994

  

229

Local Government Commission

1996-97

28

230

Maas Brothers.  See also: Burdines, Downtown Regional Mall, Lemon Street Promenade

1989-91

  

231

Maddux Report

1988-89, 1996

  

232

Mailing List

n.d.

 

233

Main Street Parking Garage

1985-2001

 

234

Main Street: Two-Way Conversion

1998-99

 

235

Making Cities Livable Conferences

1993-94

 

236

Maps: Downtown Lakeland

1952-94

 

237

Marble Arcade: Development/Bond Financing

1983-87

 

238

Marble Arcade: Development/Bond Financing

1988-90

 

239

Marble Arcade: Ephemera, History, Photos

1925-97

29

240

Marble Arcade: Parking and Streetscape

1986-98

 

241

Marble Arcade: Refinancing

1994

 

242

Margarita Ball

1988-97

 

243

Marketing Plans

1985,94-98

 

244

Memorial Blvd. Study

1992-94

 

245

Montgomery Ward Store: Specifications 117-123 N. Kentucky Ave 

1935

 

246

Mugg, Greg: Lease on 201 S. Florida Ave.  (See Also:   "Board - LDDA")                        

1986-92

 

247

Mulberry Property (Tom Mims)

1993-96

30

248

Munn Park: Brick Sale, Lights, Logo, Parking

1989-97

 

249

Munn Park: Historic District: Corporate Tax Credit

1989-93

 

250

Munn Park: Historic District: National Register of    Historic Places

1981-98

 

251

Munn Park Historic District: Plats

1983

 

252

Munn Park Historic District: Proposal and Florida    Master Site File Inventory Forms

1980

 

253

Munn Park Historic District: Public Improvements

1983-94

31

254

Munn Park Historic District: Walking Tour

1980

 

255

Munn Park Properties I, LTD

1995

 

256

National Main Street: Redevelopment

n.d.

 

257

National Trust for Historic Preservation:                 Heritage Education

1993

 

258

Neo-traditional Town Planning Workshop

1989-90

 

259

New England Business Service, Inc: Forms

1989

 

260

Newcomer's Guide

1995

 

261

News Releases

1996

 

262

North Florida Ave: Improvement

1989-Oct. 1990

 

263

North Florida Ave.: Improvement

Nov.1990-1992

32

264

North-South Route

1983-93

 

265

Notice of Commencement Forms                                   (before beginning construction)

n.d.

 

266

Oates Building (Includes Downtown Regional Mall Project)

1986-92

 

267

Oates Building

1993-94

 

268

Oats Building: Parking

1993-98

 

269

Oats Building: Photographs

1954-88

 

270

Occupational License

1982-1996

33

271

Office Space Available in Downtown Lakeland

1987-99

 

272

One-way to Two-way Streets

1993

 

273

Orlando, Florida Tour

1989

 

274

Parking

1987-91

 

274a

Parking

1992-Sept. 1994

 

274b

Parking

Oct-Dec 1994

 

275

Parking

Jan-Feb. 1995

33a

275a

Parking

Mar-Apr 1995

    

275b

Parking

May 1995

   

275c

Parking

June 1995

  

275d

Parking

July-Aug 1995

     

276

Parking

Sept-Oct 1995

   

276a

Parking

1996-Mar 1997

    

276b

Parking

Apr 1997-1999

34

277

Peddlers, Rules and Regulations re. (Burlington, VT)

n.d.

   

278

Personnel Files

1987-2001

  

279

Pine Street Project

1989-90

  

280

Plant City

1988-98

   

281

Plantation Furniture

1987-94

  

282

Polk Museum of Art

2988-95

  

283

Polk Parkway

1979, 1994-98

  

284

Polk Progress:  Newsletter

1987-99

  

285

Polk Theatre:  Brochures and Programs

1988-98

  

286

Polk Theatre:  Renovation

1983-98

  

287

Polk Theatre:  Tax Credit

1991-93

35

288

Population Projections

1990

   

289

Primeco Cellular Telephone Service

1997

   

290

Property Code Violations

1989-97

  

291

Property Purchase Options for Blocks, 10, 17, 20, 21

1980-87

 

292

Property Renovation:  Philpot Property

1991-2000

  

293

Property Taxes.  See Series IX

 

   

294

Property Transfer from LDDA to City of Lakeland

2000

 

295

Regency Tower (Lake Mirror Tower Apartments)

1990-2000

  

296

Restaurants

n.d.

  

297

Roof Repairs on Downtown Buildings

1994-95

36

298

Signs

1989-98

 

299

Silco Real Estate: 122 S. Missouri Ave.                   Trade of Property

1995

 

300

Sister Cities

1997

 

301

Skateboards

1996

 

302

Small Business Association

1989-92

 

303

Smith Aerial Photos

1988,94,n.d.

 

304

South Florida Ave. and Hibriten Way (Mims Property)

1993-96

 

305

South Lake Morton Neighborhood

1988,1992

 

306

South Trust Bank

1997

 

307

Southern Living Magazine Article

1994

 

308

Southwest Florida Water Management District

1981-82

 

308a

Special Districts

1989-94

    

308b

Streetscape:  Munn Park Historic District

1987-88

37

309

Streetscape:  Munn Park Historic District

1987-89

   

310

Streetscape:  Munn Park Historic District

1990-98

  

311

Sunshine Law

1982-94

  

312

SunTrust Bank

1990-97

  

313

Talbot House Ministries

1989-95

   

314

Tampa Tribune Offices

1989-95

   

315

Tax Increment Financing for Community Redevelopment in Florida 

n.d.

 

316

Tax Increment Financing for Community Redevelopment in Florida:  Laws re.

1979-96

38

317

Tax Increment Financing for Community Redevelopment in Florida: Workshop

1981

  

318

Tax Increment Payments for LDDA Trust Fund

1980-96

   

319

Tedder, Joe and the Daugherty Building

1986

   

320

Telephone Service

1989-98

   

321

Terrace Hotel:  History and Early Owners

1985-95

  

322

Terrace Hotel: National Register of Historic Places Designation

1994

  

323

Terrace Hotel:  New Florida Development Company vs. Peter Urban

1994-98

  

324

Terrace Hotel: Parking

1997-98

39

325

Terrace Hotel:  Plans and Opening

1995-97

   

326

Terrace Hotel:  Redevelopment Proposals

1992-96

  

327

Terrace Hotel Renovations:  Building Survey for Asbestos and Lead Paint

1994

   

328

Terrace Hotel Renovations:  FCA Corporation

1995-98

 

329

Terrace Hotel Renovations:  Heritage Group

1993-94

  

330

Terrace Hotel Renovations:  Loan

1994-97

  

331

Terrace Hotel Renovations: Marcobay Construction

1996-98

40

332

Terrace Hotel Renovations: Mirror Properties, Inc

1994-95

 

332a

Terrace Hotel Renovations: Mirror Properties, Inc

1996-98

  

333

Terrace Hotel Renovations: Mirror Properties, Inc Agreement for Development and Disposition of Property

Apr 1996

 

333a

Terrace Hotel Renovations: Mirror Properties, Inc Agreement for Development and Disposition of Property

May-June 1996

 

333b

Terrace Hotel Renovations: Mirror Properties, Inc Agreement for Development and Disposition of Property

June-Aug 1996

  

334

Terrace Hotel Urban Trust Lease

1994

41

335

Tourism

1986-92

   

336

Traditional Town Planning Workshop

1998

 

337

Transients and Anti-Vagrancy Ordinance

1981-96

  

338

Transportation:  Enhancement Projects (ISTEA)

1991-98

 

339

Transportation: Planning

1989-96

  

340

Transportation: Traffic Counts for Area Streets

1988-91

 

341

Vision 2000

1988

   

342

Voting Conflict of Interest:  Form 8B

1986

42

343

Watkins Motors Lines

1994

   

344

Watkins Motors Lines

1995-98

  

345

Watkins Motors Lines:  Fact Sheet

1995

  

346

Wilsonian Apartments Renovations

1994

  

347

WTVT 13, Lakeland Bureau

1990

  

348

Zip Codes

1988-96

   

349

Zoning Ordinance:  Adult Entertainment

1983

   

350

Zoning Ordinances:  Downtown Lakeland:   

1986-94