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1215 East Thirteenth Avenue (House), Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL

1215 East Thirteenth Avenue (House), Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL

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Significance: This building's architectural and historical significance is derived from its contribution to the Ybor City National Historic Landmark District. Ybor City is a section of Tampa founded and built by Vicente M. Ybor and Ignacio Haya as a cigar manufacturing center and town. This house represents cigar factory worker housing within the larger context of the cigar manufacturing company town. This company town was planned by Gavino Gutierrez to include cigar factories, workers housing, public spaces, and commercial buildings. This Frame Vernacular residence is representative of the larger collection of worker housing in Ybor City.
Survey number: HABS FL-449
Building/structure dates: ca. 1920 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 74000641



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Ybor, Vincente M
Haya, Ignacio
Gutierrez, Gavino
Janus Research, contractor
Calloway, Deborah, transmitter
Stewart, Jennifer, historian
Farris, Christine, photographer
Koepnick, Brian, photographer
Stewart, Jennifer, photographer
Crile, Wes, photographer
Peck, Jo-Anne, delineator


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