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Hyde Park Historical Neighborhood-Tampa, Fl

Hyde Park, Tampa, Florida.  One of the Best Historical Neighborhoods in Tampa Bay

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Historic Hyde Park Apartment Building

Hyde Park is a historic neighborhood and district located within the city limits of Tampa. The ZIP code for the district is 33606.  Here you’ll find a large concentration of historical 1920’s bungalows, along with newer condos and townhomes.  All are walking distance to quaint shops and trendy restaurants in the area.

You can search real estate listings in Hyde Park here .  You’ll notice million dollar homes along with lower priced condos for sale. There’s something for everyone!

Historic Hyde Park is also known for its annual historic home tour, usually in February.  You can see a video of some of the homes on the tour here. This will give you a nice sampling the type of architecture and style of houses you can expect to see in this quaint neighborhood.

Why do home buyers flock to Hyde Park in Tampa?  

Bayshore Blvd Tampa, Fl

Bayshore Blvd-Tampa, Fl

Hyde Park is located near the University of Tampa and close to Tampa’s business and cultural arts district. It is very convenient for people who work in Downtown Tampa, want an easy drive to the Gulf Beaches and some of Tampa’s best school districts.

Bayshore Boulevard is also located at the edge of the Hyde Park neighborhood.  Bayshore Boulevard is a waterfront road on Hillsborough Bay in South Tampa, Florida. Located south of downtown Tampa, its sidewalk, claimed to be the longest continuous sidewalk in the world at 4.5 miles.

Roughly, the boundaries of the neighborhood include the Hillsborough Bay to the east, Kennedy Blvd to the north, historic and picturesque Bayshore Boulevard to the south, and Armenia Avenue to the west. Major thoroughfares within the historical district include Kennedy Boulevard, Bayshore Boulevard, Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway (Florida State Route 618), Howard Avenue, and Swann Avenue

Areas in Hyde Park
There are subareas within Hyde Park.Hyde Park Homes for Sale

Hyde Park Village is a unique shopping district located along Swann and Rome Avenues and encompasses several city blocks.  SoHo, a small sublet that runs through South Howard Avenue; and Bayshore, is an area around Bayshore Boulevard and is popular with the younger crowd.  The SoHo neighborhood has an abundance of bars, restaurants and quaint shopping.

If  Hyde Park were its own independent city, its downtown area would most likely be centered around Hyde Park Village, a unique shopping mall located on Inman and Swann Avenues, and encompasses three city blocks. As opposed to the stuffy covered shopping malls common in the Tampa Bay area, the shopping center in Hyde Park is open and airy, with greenery and fountains everywhere and unique shopping discoveries around every corner.

Here are two less expensive Historical Neighborhoods in Tampa you may want to check out:  Seminole Heights and Tampa Heights 

Written by Rae Catanese, Realtor

Licensed Realtor since 2002, Tampa Bay’s own Rae Catanese regularly gives expert advice and insider tips about the Tampa Bay real estate market via her blog, The Tampa Real Estate Insider. If you are thinking of buying or selling a home in the Tampa, St. Petersburg or Clearwater areas-then this blog is for you. I typically post articles once a week. To make sure you don’t miss my newest posts, you can subscribe here! Have a real estate question? Email me here!

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