Drew Park's close proximity to Tampa International Airport, Hillsborough
Community College, professional sports and recreational facilities, and major
employers, ideally positions the area for redevelopment activity. As one of the
few remaining areas within Tampa with relatively affordable industrial land and
space, the area continues to attract residents and businesses. The new
Mercedes-Benz dealership opened, as did Precision Automotive and Landers
Steakhouse. Capital improvement projects and workforce housing development
initiatives, together with planned park and streetscape improvements are keeping
redevelopment momentum moving forward.
The Community Redevelopment Agency is seeking four (4) individuals to serve
on the Drew Park Community Advisory Committee.
here for the requirements and application. Applications must be
received in the City Clerk's Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday December 20, 2013.
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high broadband video clip of the Drew Park CRA.
Low broadband video clip also available.
The Drew Park Streetscape and Beautification Master Plan will guide future
public realm improvements for years to come. The plan was approved by the
Community Redevelopment Agency on November 10, 2011, and was the result of a
collaborative effort of the Drew Park CRA Community Advisory Committee, Drew
park stakeholders, City staff, and consultants from Bayside Engineering and
David Conner & Associates.
The goal for the Master Plan is to create a new identity and sense of place for
the Drew Park community. The main features include commujnity gateway markers,
streetscape amenities, park and open space, public art, and preserving Drew
CRA Facade Improvement Program provides property owners with
financial assistance (grant) to improve the appearance of their properties in
designated areas of Tampa's Community Redevelopment Area (CRAs). Click on
the banner for program information and application.
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