How downtown’s Citrus Club will capitalize on University Club closing

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A downtown Orlando institution once rumored to be on the move has announced a “multimillion dollar reinvention” as part of a renovation and refresh for the legacy brand.


The Citrus Club, one of the city’s most prominent business and social organizations — and one of the region’s largest banquet and meeting facilities — will start the renovation at the end of the December.

Work on the club at 255 S. Orange Ave. — which will stay open throughout — will be completed by March 2024. So said Citrus Club General Manager James Gelfand, who declined to cite a specific investment figure on behalf of Dallas-based parent company Invited, but explained that the work, while not knocking any walls down, will create a “whole new look and feel within the club.”

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