Ybor City Redevelopment Area

Ybor City Redevelopment Area

Ybor City

The exciting traditions of Ybor City continue to attract millions of visitors to the national historic landmark district each year. Hand-rolled cigars, international cuisine and truly unique special events – it’s all here in Ybor City. Recent historic building preservation and façade improvement initiatives are helping to ensure that the area’s unique architectural character remains alive and well, and new business ventures are helping to grow the local economy. Whether its food, fun, or business opportunities, Ybor City has something adventurous to suit every style and flavor.


CRA Façade Program

The CRA Façade 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.

April 2014 Facade Program Report

  Facade Improvement

Ybor City Development Corporation, Inc. Board Nominations

The Nominating Committee of the Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC), Inc. is seeking nominations for its 2015-2017 Board of Directors. The YCDC Board serves as the official Community Advisory Committee (CAC) to the City of Tampa and the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) on issues and policies affecting Ybor City. Nominees must represent one of the following Board categories: retail/arts, bar, restaurant, professional office, hotel/bed & breakfast, property owner, multi-family residential, entertainment/events, multi-use complex, and at-large. Terms of office are for two (2) years beginning October 1, 2015 and ending September 30, 2017.

Nominees must submit a CRA Community Advisory Committee Questionnaire, which can be obtained through the Ybor City Development Corporation office or online at www.tampagov.net/ycdc. Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. on August 7, 2015 to:


2015 East 7th Avenue

Tampa, FL 33605

Fax: (813) 274-7935

Email: Vince.Pardo@tampagov.net 

For additional information, please contact Ybor City Development Manager Vince Pardo at (813) 274-7937.

Ybor City Holiday Season Program RFP

Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC), Inc.is now accepting applications for an event promoter to oversee and implement Ybor City’s Holiday Season Program for Fiscal Year 2016. This grant program is designed to assist the funding of holiday season activities in Ybor City’s CRA 1 area from November 15, 2015 to January 15, 2016.  

To find out more about this program and to apply, please fill out the application posted on the City website: http://www.tampagov.net/YCDC.  Completed applications (10 copies) for the FY2016 Grant Program must be returned to the Ybor City Development Corporation office, 2015 E. 7th Avenue by Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 5 p.m. Applications received after that date and time will be disqualified.   For more information, please call Brenda Thrower with the Ybor City Development Corporation, at (813) 274-7917.


Ybor Video

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Document Name and Description
Ybor City Legal Description of Boundary CRA 1Ybor City Legal Description of Boundary CRA 2
Aerial Map 1Aerial Map 2
Ybor City CRA Plan 1 (373.6KB PDF)
Amendment (2.5MB PDF)

Ybor City CRA Plan 2 (342KB PDF)

Ybor City Vision Plan

Ybor City Vision Plan for Ybor CRA 2 Amendment

Ybor City History

Ybor City Legend (quarterly newsletter)

Ybor Flavors CTTV Program

Experience Ybor City Video

Ybor Ambassador Walk Video 

Community Advisory Committee Questionnaire 
Evolution of Historic Ybor City's 7th Avenue (3.5mb PDF)
Ybor City Photo Gallery

Aerial Map of Development Projects "2012"

Ybor City Fact Sheet (235KB PDF)


Parking Information, Announcements & Permits

Ybor City Zoning Map

Ybor Zoning Definitions

Ybor City Development Corporation

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