12/05/2017

The Packing District

The Packing District is set to redefine the west side of College Park at the intersection of Princeton and OBT. The PackingDistrict is a vision of the long time land holder Dr. Phillips Inc. This area will be a large scale mix-use which will include a grocer, apartments and townhouses, retail and commercial space, coffee shops and brewers and more importantly green space. This green space will be a 100-acre public park comprised of a 10-acre lake, trails, amphitheater, urban garden and the city’s tennis center. It will be the epicenter of well living.

The Packing District Logo

 

So why call it, “The Packing District”? Nearly a century ago that area was the citrus packing mecca. With many of the buildings, some still there today used for packing, canning and a fruit stand which was built by Doc Phillips. The name brings back the history of the area.

The project is slated to begin in 2018 and will be an ongoing development over the next 10-15 years.