Don’t we all like to believe that not only does September bring the beginning of a new school year, but that it also heralds the return of autumn? Of course, in Florida we know that it really means only slightly cooler temperatures or slightly less humidity than August. In fact, it’s currently 84°. But, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a season of changes unfolding at ENCORE!®, Downtown Tampa’s Tempo District.
Here, we are proud to unveil the latest aerial photographs in our series of images that have been documenting the evolution at ENCORE! Taken on… Read more
It’s 94° and mostly cloudy in Tampa this afternoon as I type this, but we’ve got a sunny disposition in showing you the latest aerial photos captured at ENCORE!®, showing continued construction process at Downtown Tampa’s Tempo District.
These photos below (click for a larger view) were taken on August 1st. New residents are settling in at all-new The Trio at ENCORE!, and construction continues at The Reed at ENCORE! Currently, we expect The Reed to open to Tampa seniors in late 2014/early 2015—we’ll keep you posted on progress as we get closer… Read more
Summer has arrived, and in typical Florida fashion, it’s a hot and steamy one! But that doesnt mean we don’t have some very cool photos to share with you (like what we did there?).
In our latest series of monthly aerial photo shoots, we are proud to show ongoing site development progress at ENCORE!® for July 2014. Residents began moving in in June at The Trio at ENCORE!, bringing even more new life to Downtown’s Tempo District. And do you notice the red crane? It’s currently topping out The Reed at ENCORE! The Reed will become… Read more
Artist Natalie Blake has created “The Gift of Gathering Remembrances,” the first major installation of public art within downtown Tampa’s ENCORE!® neighborhood. The series of three ceramic tile murals tells a story of the formation, change and growth of a historically rich Tampa neighborhood: Central Avenue. In each panel, the artist uses the sun as its origin, to identify each era that is depicted.
Says Natalie of her inspiration in creating the murals: “Passing on the legacy and stories of our ancestors is our duty, and though fallible, we must make the effort.” And in spite of the sometimes… Read more