As one of the oldest neighborhoods in Fort Myers, Dean Park is celebrating a century of history. Sitting just to the north of Downtown Fort Myers, this 100-year-old community was first developed in 1920 when the remote city only had about 4,000 residents.

Dean Park Celebrates 100 Years

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In this era of expensive gasoline, ultra-long commutes from distant suburbs and an increased focus on walkability, many Americans are fleeing suburbia for an urban lifestyle experience. Many of our nation’s great cities are experiencing a revitalization of their urban cores as more people move into them and create a new vibrancy.

Fort Myers Urban Lifestyle Neighborhoods

Wink News covers the explosion of new businesses opening in recent months in the Downtown Fort Myers River District. While this has been a real long time coming…….it sure feels good to see the area gaining momentum and becoming something more than the seat of the Lee County Government and a home to hundreds of empty condos.

Fort Myers River District Gaining Momentum