Life in Baldwin Park
Florida Tech Orlando is located at 2420 Lakemont Avenue in a professional office park in the Baldwin Park community of northeast Orlando, Florida. With top schools, popular restaurants, and a busy schedule of special events, Baldwin Park has become one of Orlando’s most desirable neighborhoods. The 1,100-acre neighborhood is home to 8,000 residents and more than 125 businesses.
Baldwin Park’s active community brings together people from all walks of life to celebrate special events, enjoy new cultures and strengthen neighborhood friendships. Annually, Baldwin Park hosts 5k runs, block parties, festivals and art and craft shows, to name a few. There is always something going on in the village that students can enjoy, meet new people and learn about different cultures.
Baldwin Park is a luxurious enclave, offering miles of bike paths and trails around beautiful Lake Baldwin. At the waterfront Baldwin Park Village Center, students can purchase groceries, do their banking, hit the gym, go to the salon, eat dinner or go shopping.
Baldwin Park offers many great housing options, including studio style apartments, townhomes and millions dollar mansions. The meticulously maintained community boasts a diverse style of floor-plans, with one-bedroom, studio-style, apartments starting at just $1,000 a month.
Gateway to Orlando
Orlando is so much more than Walt Disney World and Universal Studios (although they are pretty magical perks). Orlando’s relaxed lifestyle and tropical climate mean international students can enjoy year-round sunshine while exploring the city’s lakes, parks and other outdoor destinations. The city also offers a diverse spectrum of attractions, cultures and industries to suite any interest. Orlando is not only a world-class travel destination, it’s also one of the top 10 locations for business. The city’s thriving technology hub is bringing together professionals from all backgrounds and disciplines to create tomorrow’s innovations.
Orlando’s diverse and unique neighborhoods provide international students access to world-class shopping, dining and entertainment. The emerging food scene is serving up culinary creations that will suit any student’s taste while enticing you to try something out of the ordinary. From museums, galleries and theaters, students are able to immerse themselves in a culture that artfully mixes the traditional with the modern. And for those students craving a little retail therapy, an incredible selection of designers and discounts in one of the many malls, outlets and boutiques located throughout the city.