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Ybor City Map

1936 2012

1936 2012


The old Tampa Florida Brewery in Ybor city was built in 1896 and was in use until 1961. When it was constructed, the brewery, at six stories, was the tallest building in all of Tampa. Even today, it is still the tallest in Ybor City. The building’s height was needed for its gravity fed brewing process. Starting on the top, grains were mixed and brewed till they reached the bottom and were ready for storage and shipment. After being abandoned for 25 years, in 1999, the building was restored and is now a 50,000 square foot law office.

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All prints, 11x14 and smaller, come with a decorative white mat. Unless otherwise specified, the historic photo and modern photo are printed on the same sheet of photographic paper. If you would like your photo framed or printed in a size not listed, please feel free to contact me .
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Photo Credits

Historic photograph Courtesy of the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System

Modern photograph by Bryan Weinstein


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  1. Dan Perez says:

    Interesting that the RR tracks came after 1936.

  2. dale says:

    Those are the street car tracks that were installed around 2005 or so.
    The ones you can’t see are the E/W tracks that ere the original Plant line, that go down to Union station and beyond. They are just ‘behind’ the photographer.

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