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We are fortunate to have access to the photographic collection of the Burgert Brothers who captured images of Tampa and west central Florida from the late 1800's until the early 1960's. The image above of the Seminole Heights Garden Center is but one of more than 15,000 images.  A search of this unique archive might even locate an image of your home in its early days. You may also search this alternative Burgert Brothers link 

Tampa and the surrounding west central gulf coast is home to museums celebrating local history, culture, and fine arts; venues for theatrical and musical performance arts. Explore some of the available opportunities at The Arts Council website by clicking the image above which contains links to museums and theaters and more. 

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Pictured is Hillsborough High School, an architecturally significant structure located within the Seminole Heights National Register Historic District. More importantly the school was rated among the top 10 public high schools in the nation by Newsweek magazine. 

The Hillsborough County School District school locator is a resource to help you learn what school catchment area serves the home you are buying.

Link for Pinellas County Schools 

 

 

 

Hillsborough Property Appraiser

The property appraiser website includes valuable information on property taxes, assessment, Homestead exemption filing, and the Save Our Homes ammendment.

Click the logo above to link to Pinellas County on-line for the property appraiser and other county links

 

Tampa Historic Preservation

If there is one structure that symbolizes historic preservation in the City of Tampa it is the Tampa Theater, the interior of which is captured in this image from a vintage postcard.

The Hillsborough River is a defining feature in our community as it winds its way through Hillsborough County and into Tampa Bay.  The river is a primary water source for the residents of Tampa.  City and County parkland covers a significant portion of the river shoreline as flows through the city.  The river is a boundary for most of the "heights" neighborhoods.  To learn more about the efforts of the friends of the river, click the image of their logo.

City of Tampa

Tampa has a strong mayor system which means thatat the various city departments are under the control of the mayor. Tampa has a 7 member City Council that comprised of 4 single member districts and 3 at-large (city-wide) districts.   Information about most city services can be found on the city website.

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