I think Marion Street is not being used to it's full potential primarily because of it's designation as a transitway. Now I do not spend any time downtown during the work hours, so maybe someone can enlighten me. How popular is that bus route? Does it merit a dedicated street to bus transit...
I was listening to NPR today and they had someone on that was an expert when it came to city planning. He said that the biggest problem for downtown Tampa was its lack of walkability. He said big one way roads promote speeders flying through downtown which is not conducive to pedestrians. To...
Rent in downtown Tampa for $349?
By Emily Nipps, Times Staff Writer
Published Wednesday, March 26, 2008 11:42 AM
As the downtown residential market slowly takes shape, two types of people appear to dwell in the emerging crop of condos: Those who can afford to own the $200,000-and-up units...
A Portrait In Contrasts
Published: March 15, 2008
TAMPA - Consider it a tale of two cities, culturally speaking.
Tampa and St. Petersburg may be part of the larger Tampa Bay area family, but they often diverge when it comes to the arts, and the energy needed to keep artists and organizations...
Alright now that this project is U/C it needs its own thread.
Status- U/C, caisson work for the ground floor and two small cranes
(Lot torward the top left just below Grand Central, it'd be nice to have a...
Office Tower May Be 1st In 15 Years
By ELLEN GEDALIUS and DAVE SIMANOFF, The Tampa Tribune
Published: September 28, 2007
TAMPA - If built, a new high-rise proposed for downtown Tampa would be the first new office tower to grace the city's skyline in about 15 years.
But before any such...
Apartment complex under way in West Tampa
Tampa Bay Business Journal - 3:00 PM EDT Wednesday, August 1, 2007
The Zaremba Group is joining with Morin Development Group to build a 249-unit apartment development in West Tampa.
The complex will be at the corner of Cypress Street and Rome Avenue...
Discover what urban living is all about! Six of Tampa Bay’s most notable real estate companies – Smith & Associates Real Estate, Keller Williams, Real Works, Coldwell Banker, Eaton Realty and Palermo Real Estate Professionals - have joined to host the largest tour of urban homes ever seen in...
This thing is getting less impressive by the day.
Art Museum's Shrinking Plan Called Prudent
TAMPA - Years ago, art museum leaders talked about building a 151,000-square-foot building along the Hillsborough River.
More recently, the museum's...
Same, article just a little different from the TBT rather than the SPT.
Downtown Life Is About To Begin
By: Michael Van Sickler
he view from Bobby Neale's home in Land O'Lakes is a field of cows.
From his Brandon townhouse, Ian Markowitz scans a retention pond.
Nice write up on Park Tower.
Downtown's Grande Dame
By JANIS D. FROELICH The Tampa Tribune
Published: Mar 3, 2007
DOWNTOWN - From the outside, Park Tower is never going to be considered among Tampa's stylish skyscrapers. But a recent $3.5 million makeover is keeping up appearances inside...
In a world of what-ifs . . .
1. Would you like to see the Hillsborough River Tower (HRT) be built?
2. If so, should it be built at it's current location or would you prefer another location?
3. Do you believe the architecture is attractive enough to grace Tampa's skyline?
My answers are...
Taking into consideration the palm tree debate in the Channelside thread and other park and green space considerations that have been raised I thought that it could use its own thread.
Of personal interest to me, will be what will happen to Kiley Gardens. Situated between the beer can and the...