Fish-on-hooks street art created 1995, Tampa, FL

DOWNTOWN TAMPA, FL – AUG 17: Fish of Bayshore 1995 is artwork created by Lorraine Genovar and Wayne Fernandez that can be viewed along Bayshore Blvd where the Gasparilla Pirate Ship is docked in Downtown Tampa, FL. The five fish that dangle from the hooks is classified as mixed media art. The works were official commissioned by the City …

Tampa’s first paved sidewalk built in 1888 out of Georgia Marble

DOWNTOWN TAMPA, FL – AUG 17: Tampa’s first paved sidewalk was done in 1888 and a portion of the original were placed on the sidewalk along Kennedy Blvd outside Tampa’s Municipal Office building. The original sidewalk was built by City Council Member and Baker, Archibald Ross, who used Georgia Marble to pave the southeast corner of Franklin and La …

Channelside Drive Tunnel, Downtown Tampa, FL

DOWNTOWN, TAMPA, FL – AUG 16: The Channelside Drive tunnel goes under the Tampa Convention Center and turns into Platt Street Bridge that travels over the Hillsborough River. Platt Street connects Downtown residence to the Downtown Publix grocery store and to Bayshore Blvd.

Gasparilla Pirate Ship docked in Tampa, FL

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) DOWNTOWN TAMPA, FL – Jose Gaspar, nicknamed Gasparilla, was a Spanish Navel officer turned pirate who allegedly raided ships and terrorized Florida’s west coast during the late 18th and early 19th century. A replica of the Gasparilla ship is permanently docked along Bayshore Blvd where it can be viewed by residents …

Graffiti art along Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) DOWNTOWN TAMPA, FL – AUG 14: Colorful graffiti, by UT students and visiting rowing teams, can be seen along the banks of the Hillsborough River near Harbor Island Bridge and along Bayshore Blvd in Downtown Tampa, FL. The sea wall is the unofficial canvas for visiting crew teams …

Embassy Suites & Tampa Convention Center connected by pedestrian skywalk

DOWNTOWN TAMPA, FL – AUG 13: The Embassy Suites Tampa is across the street from the Tampa Convention Center and is conveniently connected with an open pedestrian walkway that travels over S. Franklin Street directly inside the TCC. Visit Official Embassy Suites Tampa Hotel on Florida Avenue across the street from the scenic Tampa Convention Center. Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown …

Tampa General Hospital, one of region’s largest employers

DOWNTOWN TAMPA, FL – AUG 11: Tampa General Hospital is a teaching hospital on Davis Island in downtown Tampa, Florida. Tampa General has approximately 7,300 employees making it one of the largest employers in the Greater Tampa Bay area. The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine is affiliated with Tampa General and is slated to build a new …

Tampa Convention Center, a big room with a view

DOWNTOWN TAMPA, FL – AUG 11: The Tampa Convention Center provides scenic waterfront views of Tampa Bay and the Hillsborough River in back and some of Tampa’s tallest buildings in the front. The Tampa Riverwalk runs behind the TCC and continues through the River Arts District of Tampa. Tampa Convention Center | 333 S Franklin St | Tampa, …

Tampa’s Old City Hall, historic site built in 1915

DOWNTOWN TAMPA, FL – AUG 9: Tampa’s Old City Hall was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on October 1, 1974. The building was designed by M. Leo Elliott and built in 1915. Old Tama City Hall 315 E Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 274-8131 tampagov.net | | Google Maps