The Great Depression in the 1930 halted the most real estate development in South Tampa. Only Tampa's wealthiest families could afford to build homes, which they did in New Suburb Beautiful. West of Hyde Park and SoHo and east of Golfview, most of the homes in New Suburb Beautiful have been restored to their original grandeur and it looks much the same today as it must have looked 80-years ago.
The 1940s bought the end of WWII and another housing boom. Smaller 2-bedroom and 3bedroom homes were built across the South Tampa's peninsular in neighborhoods such as Bon Air, Swann Estates, Manhattan Manor, Fair Oaks, Virginia Park West, Sun Bay South and areas around MacDill Air Force base
The 1950s, 1960s and 1970s bought more upscale development in South Tampa in new neighborhoods such as Sunset Park, Sunset Park Isles, Culbreath Isles and high-rise condominiums on Bayshore Boulevard. Visit us : http://www.tampa-property-management.com/south-tampa-property-management.html .
Published on Nov 7, 2013
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