All posts tagged Tampa Riverwalk

Riverwalk extends, and more coming soon

Tampa’s now iconic River Walk is still expanding. The latest construction connects from Waterworks park, under I-275, and continuing behind the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, linking with the existing stretch along Curtis Hixon Park. There are exciting plans to renovate the exterior of the Straz Center that intend to take full advantage of…

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Riverwalk celebrates new Kennedy Plaza

The current, and several previous Mayors of Tampa, attended the grand opening of the Kennedy Boulevard Plaza segment of the Tampa Riverwalk on March 27 at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. “The Riverwalk” has been in the making for 40 years, and it has taken the efforts of six mayors to be completed. Its construction represents the…

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Invision Tampa projects moving forward

The City of Tampa is forging ahead with Invision Tampa plan. In May and June, more than 200 people attended workshops to discuss the future of Julian B Lane Riverfront Park, located just across the Hillsborough River from downtown Tampa. One concept under discussion is re-aligning Laurel Street further north along I-275 to make more…

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Riverwalk Planned and Built by Six Tampa Mayors

From left to right, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, former Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio, former Tampa Mayor Dick Greco, former Tampa Mayor Sandy Freedman, former Florida Gov. and former Tampa Mayor Bob Martinez and former Tampa Mayor Bill Poe listen to Federal Highways Administrator Victor Mendez. Mayors Buckhorn, Poe, Freedman, Martinez, Greco, and Iorio, as well…

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