Ybor City, Tampa, FL Ybor City (/iːbɔ̹r/) is a historic neighborhood in Tampa, Florida located just northeast of downtown. It was founded in the 1880s by cigar manufacturers and was populated by thousands of immigrants, mainly from Spain, Cuba, and Italy. For the next 50 years, workers in Ybor City's cigar factories would roll millions of cigars annually.
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You can't mention Tampa without talking about Ybor City! Ybor City is a National Historic Landmark District in Tampa, Florida located just northeast of downtown. It was founded in the 1880s by cigar manufacturers and was populated by thousands of immigrants, mainly from Spain, Cuba, and Italy. After hours, Ybor is known for its nightlife and food choices.
"Walk down Seventh Avenue in Ybor City (now a section of Tampa, Florida) and feel yourself transported to a place in another time. Brick streets are lined with sidewalks of hexagonal concrete pavers and old-fashioned, cast-iron street lamps."
The Church of Scientology Tampa Hails the 44% Drop in Ybor City Crime a Result of Neighborhoodwide Collaboration With Police The City of Tampa announced this week that their overall crime rate has dropped by 24 percent in the past year. But the break-out news from that announcement is that Ybor City, Tampa's cigar-manufacturing and nightlife district, once known as a crime haven, has gotten safer by a whopping 44 percent in the past year alone. Less than a decade ago, news reports…