Ortega Park

Former Roosevelt Square taking shape as Ortega Park

Former Roosevelt Square taking shape as Ortega Park

Builders are tirelessly working on renovation and construction at Ortega Park, the former Roosevelt Square retail center that contains a Publix, Stein Mart, Ulta Beauty, and other stores.   Publix, which anchors the center, is also near the end of a $930,000 interior renovation project.  Dwaine Stevens, director of community relations for Publix supermarkets, said […]

Construction rolls along despite pandemic

Construction rolls along despite pandemic

One of the few silver linings of widespread COVID-19 closures is that when fewer people are on the road it makes it easier to complete construction projects, such as the build out of Southern Grounds, a coffee restaurant planned for the Shoppes of Avondale, and other City projects long in the works for the area.  […]

Ortega Park construction moving forward

Ortega Park construction moving forward

Work is plowing forward at what was once known as Roosevelt Square. Rebranded as Ortega Park, the square is located at the intersection of San Juan Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard and once housed the Roosevelt Square Mall.  RLH construction is currently working on completing drainage improvements, pavement upgrades and additional traffic round-abouts on the property, […]

Roosevelt Square transforms into Ortega Park

Roosevelt Square transforms into Ortega Park

The landscape surrounding the former Roosevelt Square Mall, known until recently as Roosevelt Square, is slowly but surely changing, as the green spaces are transformed and drainage areas are being drained, partially drained and filled in. That’s because the Dewberry Group, developer of the property, plans to more than double the 300,000 square feet of […]