Ybor Factory Complex. Operated as: Ybor-Manrara Cigar Factory (1886-1899); American Cigar Company (1901-1954); Hav-A-Tampa (1955-1972). "The significance of the cigar industry to Tampa and Ybor City can be illustrated by no building better than the red brick Ybor Factory Complex, which occupies almost the entire block between 8th and 9th Avenues and 13th and 14th Streets. The interconnected complex, the oldest in Ybor City, consists of two 3-story factories and a 2-story warehouse".
Exploring Tampa's Ybor City October 21st 2018 Ybor City is the old cigar making neighborhood of Tampa. In recent years Ybor City has undergone a revitalization and is a destination to enjoy the cuisines of the immigrants who worked here and roam the old buildings that made it a community. People from Cuba, Italy and Spain came here to find work in the cigar factories.
Our exploration of Ybor City began with dinner on Sunday evening at the ... read more
North America » United States » Florida » Tampa » Ybor City Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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