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Ybor Factory Complex

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". DSC_0652
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
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