Orlando to build new downtown park with food trucks, hammocks and more

Downtown Orlando is slated to get a new 0.28-acre “urban park” at 274 N. Orange Ave.

The park, known as Art², would include space for two food trucks, audio/visual features like an interactive screen, green space, hammock rentals and a two-story shipping container structure with a café, an art gallery and a stage.

Newberry-based Oelrich Construction Inc.is the general contractor for the project that was approved unanimously at the Sept. 27 Orlando City Council meeting, with a contract amount…