18 Nov New Suburb Beautiful
New Suburb Beautiful lives up to its name and is one of the most scenic neighborhoods in Tampa Bay. Aesthetically pleasing, the neighborhood is a section of South Tampa renowned for its beautifully maintained homes and gardens. Gracious grand oaks canopy the winding streets filled with palatial historic homes. These shady tree-lined streets contribute to this neighborhood’s reputation as a family friendly community. New Suburb Beautiful offers the best of South Tampa including the much sought after Plant High School district, shopping and dining just a walk away, and easy access to Tampa’s business centers such as the downtown area.
New Suburb Beautiful Neighborhood
New Suburb Beautiful is one of the smallest neighborhoods in Tampa. The boundaries run from Morrison on the North to Howard and the Crosstown Expressway on the east to Prospect on the South and MacDill on the West.
New Suburb Beautiful History
“New Suburb Beautiful” is actually three separate subdivisions which were platted in early 1920’s and shared a common developer, Allen J. Simms. Their creation and growth were part of the great boom that swept Florida after the First World War.
Developed began in 1923 the general area of what is now Bayshore, between Howard Avenue and Platt Street. The area was dredged and filled by the Tampa Bay Co. and named Suburb Beautiful. The company went on to develop Palma Ceia Park and the interbay area. In 1917 the Palma Ceia Golf Course became the second Golf Course in town (following Rocky Point) and a development bearing the name was thrown around it.
New Suburb Beautiful Shopping
From New Suburb Beautiful a short walk will take you to SoHo and the MacDill/Bayshore Business district many boutiques and restaurants to be found as well as the nearby Hyde Park Village. For professionals and singles this neighborhood brings all that SOHO and South Tampa offers for shopping, restaurants and nightlife.
New Suburb Beautiful families have access to some of the best public schools in the city including Plant HS, Wilson Middle School and Mitchell Elementary, plus outstanding private schools nearby including Tampa Prep, Berkeley Prep, Tampa Catholic, Jesuit and more.
Things to Do
Art lovers can learn new skills with classes offered at the Hyde Park Art Center, while those that enjoy the great outdoors can visit the world’s longest sidewalk along Bayshore Boulevard and take part in 4.5 miles of smooth pavement for jogging, biking, or dog walking.
Historic Hyde Park is also near many of Tampa’s biggest and best attractions, such as the Florida Aquarium for a fun and educational family outing, the Henry B. Plant Museum to learn more about local history, and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay for world-class rides and animal exhibits.
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