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Sanford / Orlando Kennel Club – Longwood – DEFUNCT

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Mar 14, 2021 Landmark / Buildings 0 Comments

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – The final races at the Sanford Orlando Kennel Club were held on Saturday. The Sanford Orlando Kennel Club made the announcement on Facebook. Races took place for 85 years, according to the Kennel Club. Greyhound racing will be prohibited in the state of Florida on Dec. 31 of 2020. In August of 2019, a spokesperson for Grey2K USA Worldwide was in favor of closing the club. “Across the state, the end of greyhound Read More...

Seminole Greyhound Park – Casselberry – DEFUNCT

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Mar 14, 2021 Landmark / Buildings 0 Comments

An historic part of central Florida’s past was demolished recently as specialists with NADC-members Central Environmental Services, Orlando, Florida, and Dykon Explosive Demolition, Tulsa, Oklahoma teamed up to raze the main grandstand at Seminole Greyhound Park. Originally built in 1926 – long before its neighbor a few miles to the south, Disney World – the 400 foot-long, 85 foot-high grandstand was the centerpiece of a 156-acre facility that served as one of the region’s premier Read More...

Pic N Save – Longwood – DEFUNCT

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Mar 14, 2021 Landmark / Buildings 0 Comments

March 19, 2014 at 2:51 pm EDT LONGWOOD, Fla. — An eyesore on one of Longwood’s busiest roads is finally being torn down, Channel 9 has learned. After 20 years of complaints, city leaders were able to get the old Pic N Save at State Road 434 and Rangeline Road knocked down. Channel 9 was there as Seminole County residents stopped and took photos of the old building as bulldozers went to town on it. Read More...