Welcome to Historic Ybor City

Victor Martinez-Ybor, founder of Ybor CityOld-world charm with a fresh feel - Ybor City in Tampa is suited for any taste.

Enjoy Historic Ybor City's exotic blend of sights and sounds, with a rich history to explore during the day and a sizzling nightlife to experience after sundown. The district's vibrant community embraces its past to create a culture that is uniquely Ybor City.

Explore Ybor City
Discover independent Ybor City restaurants on every street, set in eclectic architecture and style. Take a tour of the historic district to learn about Tampa's History. See upcoming events or list of special events for ideas on ways to experience Ybor City.

Turn your visit into a vacation by staying in one of the inns or hotels in Ybor City, the National Historic Landmark District of Tampa. From dining and dancing, to concerts and culture, there's always something new to see or do in Ybor City.

Request for Proposals
Ybor City Community Redevelopment Area 1 - Mixed Use Development
The City of Tampa and the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Tampa, (collectively the “City”) hereby give notice pursuant to Part III, Chapter 163, Florida Statutes, of their request for submission of proposals from qualified and experienced applicants for the acquisition (purchase) of real property. The property is located north of 7th Avenue, east of Nuccio Parkway, and bordered by the Volunteers of America building and the Marti-Maceo Club building.

The City’s intent in the sale of the land is to encourage mixed use development on the site and to help stimulate the redevelopment of Ybor City CRA 1. Therefore, responsive proposals will demonstrate, (1) successful experience in the development of residential/office/retail in downtown areas or historic districts, (2) architectural sensitivity to the Ybor City Historic District Guidelines, proposed site, adjacent buildings and activities, and (3) satisfactory financial references. Proposals shall address planning, design, financing, construction and project implementation. Proposals shall address planning, design, financing, construction and project implementation.

All proposals shall be submitted by 4:00 pm, Friday, March 20, 2015 to the Ybor City Development Corporation office, located at 2015 E. 7th Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33605.  Please click here for a copy of the Request for Proposal.  For additional information contact Vince J. Pardo, Manager, Ybor City Development Corporation at vince.pardo@tampagov.net or 813-274-7937.

Ybor Flavors TV Show
Find out what's new in Ybor City with "Ybor Flavors" host Veronica Swiatek. In this episode, she visits La Segunda Central Bakery, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year as a family owned and operated bakery. Now in its fourth generation, the Moré family continues to bake the most authentic Cuban bread with the delicious taste, texture and consistency that Cuban bread connoisseurs demand:

Ybor City in the News
News outlets frequently write about events, people, businesses and history of Ybor City. Find out what they're saying.

Live in Ybor City
Ybor City is one of the most sought-after urban communities in Tampa Bay. With buildings dating to the 1800s, the unique architecture creates an ambiance unlike any other. From historic casitas to newly constructed town homes, Ybor City suits any lifestyle. Work and play - just steps away from home! See available homes, condos and townhouses in Ybor City.

Build in Ybor City
Ybor City consistently has one of the highest occupancy rates in Tampa Bay. High demand, low inventory and properties ready for redevelopment mean great opportunity for residential developers. See the incentives and grants available to developers looking to invest in Ybor City.