Mobile Tour 3: “Cigar City”: The history and future of Ybor City

Thursday, May 25, 2017 08:00 AM – 12:45pm Meet in Hotel Lobby, 1st Floor Mobile Tour

tour_3-yborConveniently located just northeast of downtown, Ybor City is the only neighborhood on Florida’s west coast to be designated a National Historic Landmark District. Rich in culture and architectural history, YBOR is experiencing a thriving influx of growing corporations and small businesses, eclectic retail stores, diverse restaurants and a growing number of new residential units. Hop on the streetcar from the Marriott, and join us for a walking tour mixed with history and highlights of the redevelopment underway in Tampa’s oldest neighborhood. We will round out the tour with lunch at the famed Columbia Restaurant, a Florida tradition since 1905.

Speakers include:

8:00 a.m.  Streetcar ride from the Marriott to the West End of Ybor City

Speakers include:

  • Frank Capitano, Broadway Development Inc.
  • Alberto Alfonso, Alfonso Architects
  • Ariel Quintela, Ariel Homes
  • Courtney Orr & Brenda Thrower, Ybor City Development Corporation
  • Wallace Reyes, Historian, University of South Florida

11:30 a.m. Lunch at the Columbia Restaurant.

12:45 a.m.    Return to Hotel

Lunch Included | Fee: $40

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