Celebrity Chef Norman Van Aken Opens in Mount Dora

Main Street Leasing is proud to announce, celebrity Chef Norman Van Aken (James Beard Award Winner) has opened a restaurant featuring Modern Florida cuisine, on 4th Avenue in downtown Mount Dora. "1921 By Norman Van Aken" offers lunch and dinner and has a philosophy which embraces sustainable practices when sourcing ingredients. Enjoy a recent article written by Heather McPherson which gives more insight into what we can all expect. Orlando Sentinel Article

 

Modernism Museum Mount Dora – New Exhibit Opens

Nakashima - Modernism Musem Mount Dora

Presented by Main Street Leasing, Modernism Museum Mount Dora boasts a unique and expansive collection of Modernist art by some of the most iconic and significant American masters of the craft. The new exhibit “esherick to NAKASHIMA” opened October 3 for public admission. Nakashima’s pieces, in which he philosophically uses wood to focus on the soul of the tree, its life and legacy, are featured. Also showcased is the Museum’s permanent collection by Wharton Esherick – the “Dean of American Craftsman” who is credited with being one of the most influential artists of Modernism and the American Studio Arts Movement. In this exhibition, the theme continues…the DNA of Modernism.

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Modernism Museum Gets Rave Reviews

Modernism Museum Mount Dora's newest exhibit "esherick to NAKASHIMA" opened October 3rd to the public. A fabulous article was written by the Mount Dora Citizen to help spread the word, we thought you would love to read what they had to say. Mount Dora Citizen Article

 

Speech by Larry Baker January 29, 2015 Mount Dora 2015 presented by the Chamber

Good evening! My name is Larry Baker for Main Street Leasing. Thank you for coming. I look out and see a lot of familiar faces.

Our goal from the beginning has been to create and rehabilitate properties to their best use keeping the historic aspects of the town's architecture in mind. Main Street has purchased buildings that were distressed or underutilized. Many of these had been on the market for an extended period of time and were obsolete for their use. As you can see in the presentation we have created new spaces that now house thriving businesses. As the market improves, hopefully all of our properties will be home to new businesses.

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352 N. Alexander St.

This attractive building has two floors of retail space. A basement offers an expansive area for storage and shipping.This location is in the center of the action in downtown. This space provides a lovely view of Lake Dora and has a patio area of over 500 square feet perfect for merchandising and/or outdoor seating.

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Lee Fusion Art Glass

Lee Fusion Art Glass Studio Owners and Artisans Wayne Taylor, Sr and Sheldon Bickford spend countless hours selecting just the perfect mix of window glass to create their masterpieces, end result a beautiful collection of fused tableware..

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Modernism Museum

Presented by Main Street Leasing, Modernism Museum Mount Dora boasts a unique and expansive collection of Modernist art by some of the most iconic and significant American masters of the craft. The new exhibit “esherick to NAKASHIMA” opened October 3 for public admission.

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