Gene Leedy, MCM Architecture Tour

By: Jessica Roberts

Mid-Century Modern (MCM) fans are familiar with Lakeland and Polk County because of Frank Lloyd Wright’s contribution to the design of Florida Southern College. Those same fans will appreciate the design style of Gene Leedy, a talented architect from Winter Haven. Visitors will recognize Gene Leedy’s modern designs throughout Winter Haven, which is just 30 minutes away from Lakeland.

Gene Leedy: Modern Architecture

Polk Government worked with Polk County History Center staff to develop the video below. Get to know the works, life, and community of this renowned innovator Mid-Century Modern Architect.

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