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1815 East Fifteenth Avenue (House), Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL

1815 East Fifteenth Avenue (House), Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL

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Significance: This building's architectural and historical significance is derived from its contribution to the Ybor City National Historic Landmark District. Ybor City is a section of Tampa founded and built by Vicente M. Ybor and Ignacio Haya as a cigar manufacturing center and town. This house represents cigar factory worker housing within the larger context of the cigar manufacturing company town. This company town was planned by Gavino Gutierrez to include cigar factories, workers housing, public spaces, and commercial buildings. This Frame Vernacular residence is representative of the larger collection of worker housing in Ybor City.
Survey number: HABS FL-418
Building/structure dates: 1905 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 74000641

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Ybor, Vicente M
Haya, Ignacio
Janus Research, contractor
Luxon, Tiffany, historian
Groover, Amy, photographer
Koepnick, Brian, photographer
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Location

Port Tampa Point27.96578, -82.43843
Google Map of 27.965777, -82.438435
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