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Ybor City lights on 7th Avenue [VIDEO]

Photo gallery of historic 7th Avenue during Super Bowl 2017 in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, FL.

TAMPA / YBOR CITY – Ybor City contains 950 historic buildings and is the official Historic District of Tampa, FL.

The highlight of Ybor City is historic 7th Avenue. It’s the commercial strip with early 20th century influences from Europe, Asia and Cuba to name a few.

The video is a fast photo gallery that flips through over 100 images, most of which are on 7th Avenue.

SOURCE: https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/american_latino_heritage/ybor_city_historic_district.html

 

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Tampa’s 7th Ave (historic)

Photos of 7th Avenue during the evening of Superbowl 2017 in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, FL

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La France, Ybor City Tampa

YBOR CITY / TAMPA, FL – La France sells vintage, retro clothing and accessories on historic 7th Avenue in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, FL.

The staff can help dress you from head to toe with a large collection of vintage hats, jewelry, shoes and accessories.

La France
1612 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 248-1381
facebook.com/lafranceybor
directions: Google Maps

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Thai Asiatic, Ybor Tampa

TAMPA / YBOR CITY, FL – Thai Asiatic Street Food & Noodle Bar is now open in Centro Ybor Plaza in space #D101 on 8th Avenue in the historic Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, FL.

Molina Interior Design Construction Inc. based in Apopka, Florida managed the renovations in the former Fresh Mouth space where Thai Asiatic now resides.

THAI ASIATIC Streetfood & Noodle Bar
1600 E 8th Ave Unit D101
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 284-5317
menu: asiaticstreetfood-noodle.com/asiatic-menu/
directions: google.com/maps

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Metropolitan Cigars on 7th Avenue, Ybor City

YBOR CITY / TAMPA, FL – Metropolitan Cigars, with the lighted Arturo Fuente sign in front, sells a wide variety of cigars with some made right inside the shop at 2014 7th Avenue in the historic Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, FL.

The shop owner allows customers to light up their newly purchased cigar. They sell cigar accessories, humidors and cutters as well.

Hours
Mon – Fri: 9:30 am – 8:00 pm
Sat: 10:30 am – 5:30 pm

Metropolitan Cigars
2014 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 248-3304
Map: Google Maps

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Residential 4-story, 7Th Ave, Ybor City Tampa (coming)

YBOR CITY / TAMPA, FL – Construction plans for a new 4-story mixed-use building addition are being reviewed for the grassy lot located at the northeast corner of Nuccio Pkwy and 7th Avenue next to the welcome sign in Ybor City.

The City of Tampa owned the property since 1983 and recently sold it to an entity with tentative plans to developed the rest of the property.

Residential Building construction site
1212 E 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605
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Habibi Hookah Bar, Ybor City

YBOR CITY / TAMPA, FL – Habibi Cafe & Hookah Bar features beer, wine and tobacco in fruity flavors located on the corner of historic 7th Avenue and 17th Street in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, FL.

Habibi Hookah Bar is an open-air, laid-back area with two of the walls permanently open to the street allowing second hand smoke to escape for a safer experience.

HOURS
Sun – Wed, 2pm – 2am
Thu 2pm to 3am
Fri 3pm to 3am
Sat 2pm to 3am

Habibi Cafe & Hookah Bar
1632 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 248-0911
facebook.com/habibiybor
directions: google.com/maps

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Bernini Italian Restaurant Ybor City

YBOR CITY / TAMPA, FL – Bernini of Ybor Italian Restaurant features $2 Finlandia martinis all day before 7 pm and 1/2 price entrees and pastas from 4pm-7pm in the historic 1908 Bank of Ybor building on 7th Avenue in the Ybor City.

Bernini serves classic pasta dinners, wood-fired pizza and high-protein entrees that include chicken, pork, filet tenderloins, duck, snapper, grouper, salmon, veal….see more on menus

BIG GROUPS: Groups over 30 are welcome and can be easily seated in the private upstairs dining room – reservations are recommended.

RESERVATIONS: Reservations take priority and get seated right away while walk-ins wait.

VALET PARKING: Valet parking is available.

Bernini of Ybor Italian Restaurant
1702 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 248-0099
berniniofybor.com | Menus |  Google Maps

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Historic 7th Ave features Centro Ybor, Tampa, FL

YBOR CITY / TAMPA, FL – Centro Ybor was built in the year 2000 as a shopping and entertainment plaza located on historic 7th Avenue in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, FL.

The directory has a wide range of eateries from Hamburger Mary’s to the upscale Carne Chophouse Restaurant.

And for entertainment there is the Improv Comedy Theater, GameTime for games and the Muvico, a 10 screen digital movie theater that features the latest Hollywood blockbusters – check movies and times at carmike.com.

Centro Ybor Shopping Center
1600 East 8th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605
http://www.centroybor.com/ | Google Maps

 

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Riding classic streetcars in Tampa, FL

TAMPA, FL – TECO Streetcars has a route map that travels 2.7 miles through Ybor City, the Channel District and parts of Downtown Tampa. Riding streetcars is a great way to get acquainted with the area or to get to your favorite place along the route worry free.

The first electric streetcars in Tampa started rolling in 1892 and were a necessity for daily life. The tracks were more of abundant and the workers at the cigar factories west of Tampa depended on them among many others.

The streetcars reached a peak in popularity in the 1920’s with almost 24 million passengers in 1926.  But following World War II in 1946, the streetcars came to a permanent halt.

The streetcar system was restored and started rolling once again on October 19, 2002 with 11 stations. The track begins or ends (depending on how you look at it at) at Centennial Park Station Station #1 near 8th Avenue and 20th Street in Ybor City,  just a block away from the Historic 7th Avenue.

The route includes Channelside Drive, that runs right through the Channel District with a front row view of the Port of Tampa. Along the port you may see beautiful cruise ships like the MS Brilliance Cruise Ship docked awaiting its next voyage.

You will pass The Florida Aquarium and a two-story strip-mall with opportunities to dine, visit cafes, enjoy a movie or do some shopping before heading towards Downtown Tampa to the end at Whiting Station #11 on Whiting Street.

Adults can ride the street cars in Tampa all day long for only $5.00 or $2.50 for one way. Youth 15 – 17 ride all day for $2.50 and $1.25 for one way.

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Ybor City 7th Ave – One of America’s 10 Great Streets

YBOR CITY / TAMPA, FL – Seventh Avenue is in the midst of the Historic District of Ybor City in Tampa, FL.

Ybor City’s 7th Avenue was “Designated One of Americas 10 Great Streets” in 2008 by the American Planning Association.

La Septima is Spanish for 7th Avenue that is marked on all the street signs along Ybor’s Historic 7th Avenue.

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‘Viva Ybor’ mural by Chico Garcia, 7th Avenue

YBOR CITY/TAMPA, FL – DEC 8, 2014: The VIVA YBOR  is a colorful mural celebrating Ybor City on 7th Avenue created in October of 2012 by Artist, Chico Garcia.

The upper right is a bust-portrait of cigar entrepreneur, Vincente Martinez Ybor, with the Tampa Bay Hotel (now the University Of Tampa) in the background.  A yellow street car is layered behind the Have-A-Tampa Cigar Company logo which closed in 2009.

The Ybor City Rooster and Hen keep their celebrity status in the mural along with the bottom left image representing the tombstone of the famous Rooster, James E. Rooster.