Celebrating the Renaissance of Ybor City
Casa Ybor is proud to be one of the driving forces behind the exciting revitalization of the Ybor City National Historic Landmark District of Tampa, Florida.
For decades, Ybor City has enjoyed a reputation as a nationally renowned entertainment district. Casa Ybor is focused on contributing to “The Renaissance of Ybor City” as a diverse, vibrant and sustainable business and residential community.
Our properties include a former cigar factory, 7th Avenue storefronts, new mixed-useproperties, historic office and retail spaces, warehouse spaces, and contemporary apartment homes for rent and lease in ideal, walkable locations throughout the District.
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Honoring a Rich History and Culture
Celebrating the history and culture of Ybor City includes naming numerous Casa Ybor properties in honor of the District’s early founders, merchants and cigar industry pioneers such as Vicente Martinez-Ybor for whom the District is named.
Vicente Martinez-Ybor (1818 – 1896),
Founder of Ybor City
Casa Ybor also pays tribute to heroes of the Cuban War of Independence from Spain (1895-1898), including the legendary Jose’ Marti who sparked his quest to liberate Cuba from Spanish colonial rule with a speech on the steps of an Ybor City cigar factory.