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.


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.


April 2014 Facade Program Report

  Facade Improvement


Ybor Video

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Document Name and Description
Ybor City Legal Description of Boundary CRA 1 Ybor City Legal Description of Boundary CRA 2
Aerial Map 1 Aerial 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 

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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