Tampa Neighborhoods Surrounding Downtown Prepare for Rebirth

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TAMPA — … The City [of Tampa] and Tampa Housing Authority put their energies into another project also centered on a teardown of Central Park Village. In its place, ENCORE!® Tampa, a mixed-use, mixed-income village center, rose on the former public housing site, north of downtown between Nebraska Avenue and Interstate 4.

Residents now are populating ENCORE!, filling up apartments with young families and seniors. The buildings there are winning national awards for sustainability. Plans call for shops, a school, a grocery store and green space making it a walkable neighborhood. It is another puzzle piece bringing a new Tampa into focus.

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Source: 83 Degrees Media »