Ybor City has a rich cultural history you can sense the moment you enter the district, with housing options as diverse as it’s current day residents. Since its founding in 1886, Ybor City has been a welcoming community. In the early days, Cubans, Italians, Spaniards, Germans, Jewish and African Americans all made the area home. Today, Ybor City continues to have a diverse community with a ‘live and let live’ attitude.
7th Avenue, Ybor City’s main street, is home to an eclectic mix of Cuban, Italian and Spanish architecture. The residential areas blend historic Key West style bungalow style homes alongside modern condominiums and urban lofts. Whether you’re looking to restore a jewel from a bygone era or live like a true urbanite, Ybor City has it all.
Enjoy walking to your favorite restaurants, cafés, shops, movies, museums, galleries, clubs and bars. Take part in almost weekly festivals and special events or shop at the Saturday fresh market. Hop on the TECO streetcar and head to Channelside or Downtown Tampa and take advantage of their dining and entertainment options.
Ybor City residents are a warm and welcoming mix of people. They take pride knowing their community is filled with so much history and culture. Living in Ybor City means being part of its rebirth as a thriving eclectic walkable urban community.
Ybor City is located just off I-4 and along the streetcar line in the center of metropolitan Tampa. The neighborhood offers residents quick access to the Channelside area, Downtown Tampa, Harbour Island, Davis Islands, USF, Soho, Westshore District, Brandon, and everywhere in between. If you want to live in Ybor, you can get more information about the housing options available by visiting www.LiveinYbor.com.