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They built it, and they came

Before the Mall at Millenia opened its doors to deep-pocketed shoppers back in 2002, the area was a forgettable, even derelict, wasteland. But in true “If you build it, they will come” fashion, Conroy Road and its environs flourished, with housing, offices, restaurants, attractions and, yes, more shopping added to the area in the ensuing years. Millenia now draws a mix of locals and tourists alike, many lured by the promise of reasonable rents, haute couture and cuisine safe enough for all palates. While the mall has single-handedly transformed this once-blighted strip, the neighborhood’s character is still deemed unsavory by many prospective residents, primarily for its poor walkability, crime and general overdevelopment. For the occasional visitor and weekend shopper, however, the area is a virtual paradise.


Greens and Grille
4104 Millenia Blvd.

Magic Wok
6700 Conroy Road

Mimi’s Café
4175 Millenia Blvd.

Pasha Taverna and Lounge
4104 Millenia Blvd.

Sushi Katana
4192 Conroy Road


BloodHound Brew
5801 Conroy Road

Blue Martini
4200 Conroy Road

Elephant Bar
4054 Conroy Road


The Container Store
4088 Millenia Blvd.

Mall at Millenia
4200 Conroy Road

Natuzzi Italia
4094 Millenia Blvd.


Holy Land Experience
4655 Vineland Road

4092 Eastgate Drive

SPCA of Central Florida
2727 Conroy Road


Fashion Week
Sept. 12-18
Mall at Millenia
4200 Conroy Road
The mall marks September’s Fashion Week with runway shows, champagne receptions, in-store activities and celebrity appearances.

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