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Driftwood Neighborhood Highlights:

  • Small, quaint area tucked between Big Bayou, Second Street and 24th Avenue South
  • Unique: A handful of homes nestled beneath a canopy of Live Oaks
  • Notable: Welcoming entrance archway above narrow, winding Driftwood Drive South
  • Number of Households: 44 – a mixture of Italian and Mediterranean architecture originally featuring 19 uniquely-detailed homes designed by local artist Mark Dixon Dodd
  • Nearby: Tropical Shores, Lassing Park, Frank Pierce Recreation Center, Bartlett Park, St. Petersburg Tennis Center, Grandview Park Boat Ramps, Big Bayou, Salt Creek
  • Schools: Lakewood Elementary, Bay Vista Fundamental ES, John Hopkins Middle School and Lakewood High School
  • Located in St. Petersburg City Council District 6

Historic Roser Park

Historic Roser Park Highlights:

  • Situated on southern edge of downtown, between Fourth and Dr. MLK/Ninth Streets between Seventh and 11th Avenues S./Ingleside Ave. S.
  • Unique: Topography characterized by steep to gently sloping hills, winding Booker Creek, lush vegetation and narrow brick streets – in contrast to stark, flat geography of the rest of the city
  • Notable: St. Petersburg’s first historic district, discovered by Charles Martin Roser and developed in the 1910s, with hexagon block sidewalks, ornamental street lights, and two small bridges Mr. Roser built crossing Booker Creek at Sixth and Eighth Streets
  • Number of Households: 144 – an eclectic collection of homes such as Bungalows, Chalets, cottages, stately homes and the Mayor Bradshaw mansion
  • Nearby: Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, Johns Hopkins Medical/All Children’s Hospital, Tropicana Field, Campbell Park Rec Center, Bayboro Harbor and Salt Creek
  • Schools: Campbell Park Elementary, Melrose ES, John Hopkins Middle School and Gibbs High School/Pinellas County Center for the Arts
  • Located in St. Petersburg City Council District 6

Jungle Prada Neighborhood

Jungle Prada Neighborhood Highlights:

  • Located on the historic west side of St Petersburg between Park Street and Country Club Road N., bordered by Admiral Farragut Academy near Ninth Avenue to the South and 22nd Avenue to the North
  • Unique: Home to the Narvaez/Anderson Mound, one of the most well-preserved pre-historic Indian sites in the state of Florida – aka “Sacred Lands,” it is the site of an ancient Tocobaga Indian village. While St. Petersburg is mostly a grid with numbered streets, the Jungle area features named streets – Elbow Lane, Jungle Avenue, Follow Thru Road, Par Avenue, Garden Avenue, Stimie Avenue, and Bogie Avenue. Some lot sizes are among the largest in the city. Residents estimate 70 peacocks make their home here.
  • Notable: Famed brick roads of Park Street. An abundance of beautiful hardwood trees promotes the appeal of a tropical jungle. Home to Admiral Farragut Academy (former Jungle Prada Hotel), built in 1925 and legendary host to Babe Ruth and Al Capone over the years. Lots of meandering roads enhanced with custom antique street signs and markers.
  • Number of Households: 440
  • Nearby: Admiral Farragut Academy, Boca Ciega Bay, Science Center of Pinellas County, Pinellas Trail, Tyrone Boulevard, St. Petersburg College Gibbs campus, West St. Petersburg Community Library, Azalea Park and Recreation Center, Jungle Prada de Narvaez Park and Abercrombie Park
  • Schools: Azalea Elementary and Azalea Middle, Tyrone Elementary and Middle, Westgate Elementary, Boca Ciega High School
  • Located in St. Petersburg City Council District 1

Greater Pinellas Point

Greater Pinellas Point Highlights:

  • Located at the Southernmost tip of Pinellas County, bordered by Tampa Bay on the south and east and 54th Ave. S. to the north, from Sixth St. S. to Interstate-275/near 33rd St. S.
  • Unique: The Greater Pinellas Point neighborhood is renowned for its “Pink Streets” and “Bird Cage” homes. Yes, when the area was developed in the 1940s, pink concrete was poured to form wide, winding pink streets such as Serpentine Drive and 14th St. S. Legend has it they were originally laid out to form a skeleton. You'll find a number of “Bird Cage” homes built by architect Glenn Johnson, described as such because they feature a large amount of screened area.
  • Notable: Meaning ‘lots of pines,’ Pinellas Point features lush landscaping and lots of vegetation. Founded and built in the 1940s, the area was once inhabited by the Tocobaga Indians who came and settled here around the year 1,000 for good reason – because the bay was fruitful as a food source.
  • Number of Households: 7,125
  • Nearby: Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Ft. DeSoto Park, Eckerd College, Bay Vista Park, Bayway to the beaches, Bahama Shores, Lakewood Estates, Lake Vista Park, Maximo Park, Tampa Bay shipping channel
  • Schools: Bay Vista Fundamental, Bay Point, Lakewood and Maximo Elementary Schools; Bay Point Middle School; and Lakewood High School
  • Located in St. Petersburg City Council District 5

Historic Kenwood

Historic Kenwood Neighborhood Highlights:

  • Generally located from Second to Ninth Avenues North between I-275 (near 20th Street) and 34th Street (aka U.S. Highway 19). Centrally located – less than one mile west of downtown, two miles from Tampa Bay, five miles from Treasure Island and Gulf beaches.
  • Unique:  One of the highest concentrations of Craftsmen-style Bungalow homes in the state of Florida, hexagon block sidewalks, canopies of oaks and flowering trees line the numerous brick streets; and home/host of the ever-popular ‘Bungalowfest’ – the annual tour of homes, a citywide event showcasing the neighborhood.
  • Notable:  Home to historic St. Petersburg Senior High School – the original circa 1926 building is still in use today and rated among the Top 100 high schools in the nation; home to United States Post Office Central Station.
  • Number of Households:  1,459
  • Nearby:  Tropicana Field, Suncoast Hospice Community Service Center, Jim and Heather Gills YMCA indoor aquatic and Wellness Center, waterfront district, Interstate 275, U.S. Highway 19, and the Grand Central District Association – one of the city’s three Main Street communities, designated by the Florida Main Street program and National Trust for Historic Preservation. 
  • Schools: Campbell Park, Melrose, Mount Vernon, Perkins, and Woodlawn Elementary Schools; John Hopkins Middle School, Lealman Innovation Academy (grades 6-12); St. Petersburg High School and its world-renowned International Baccalaureate Program; and Pinellas Technical College.
  • Located in St. Petersburg City Council District 8

Euclid/St Paul’s

Euclid/St Paul’s Neighborhood Highlights:

  • General location:  Boundaries are made up by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, 16th St. N, 22nd Ave. N, and Ninth Ave. N. St. Anthony’s Hospital is also quite close.

  • Notable: Euclid St. Paul’s is a historic neighborhood in the middle of the city. It’s close enough to bike downtown and within walking distance to Crescent Lake. It’s about 11 blocks from Tropicana Field, home to the MLB Tampa Bay Rays. The residents of Euclid St. Paul’s describe the neighborhood as diverse, friendly, fun, easygoing, funky, and creative. The homes are all different from each other, as are the people.

  • Unique: The community is very connected to each other and gather often. They have the Ladies of Euclid which is where the ladies of the neighborhood meet together once a month to catch up, do crafts, and enjoy each other’s company. The neighborhood is home to the annual Haunted Hike, which is a fundraiser that offers tours through the neighborhood. Many of the members of the community take part, gathering and starting at the corner of 13th Ave. and 13th St. There are also Porch Parties once a month to get to know each other.

  • Number of Households: 1,173 

  • Nearby: Crescent Lake Park, Tropicana Field, Woodlawn Park, St. Paul’s Catholic Church and School, Catholic Charities, and St. Anthony’s Hospital. 

  • Schools: Near to Woodlawn Elementary and St. Petersburg High School 

  • Located in City Council District 4

Crescent Lake

Old Southeast

Crescent Heights


Lake Maggiore Shores

Disston Heights

St. Pete Heights

St. Pete Heights Neighborhood Highlights

  • Situated on northern edge in the middle of the City, between Interstate 275 and 28th St. N. from 30th-38th Ave. N.
  • Unique: Located within the geographic heart (center) of the City at a higher elevation, residents wanted to highlight their love for their community and geographic location resulting in the name St. Pete Heights. 
  • Notable: Originally part of a larger neighborhood that reactivated in recent years with two new associations forming. 
  • Number of Households: 555 households and about 1,200 residents 
  • Nearby: Gladden Park Recreation Center, Kelly Lake Park, Kiwanis Park, Norwood Community Playground, Euclid Lake Park, Ponce de Leon Fire Station, Northside Hospital and St. Pete General Hospital
  • Schools: New Heights Elementary, Woodlawn Elementary, Mount Vernon Elementary and St. Pete High School
  • Located in St. Petersburg City Council District 8

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