Tampa, Florida

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Tampa Florida

 

Tampa, which is part of the popular Tampa Bay Area, is situated on the west coast of the state of Florida. It is Hillsborough's county seat. Last year, Tampa was ranked by Yahoo! Real Estate as the 8th cleanest city in the United States. It also placed 5th in Forbes' list of best outdoor cities.


The structures in Tampa exhibit a diverse range of architectural styles including post-modern and art deco. The Tampa Museum of Art and a large percentage of the city’s high rises belong to the post modern period, while the Tampa Theater and the city hall are of the art deco style.

 
Well-known Tampa communities include Forest Hills, College Hill, Ybor City, Sulphur Springs, Tampa Heights, Seminole Heights, Palma Ceia, Tampa Palms and Hyde Park.


Tampa is home to several landmarks. One of which is the Sulphur Springs Water Tower, which dates back to the 1920s. The Babe Zaharias Golf Course in Forest hills is another example. It was designated by the National Register of Historic Places as a Historical Landmark. Other landmarks which can be found in the city include the Museum of Science and Industry, the Tampa Theater, the Fun-Lan Drive-In and the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center.

 
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