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Tampa Bay Hotel

Tampa, Florida
County of Hillsborough.
401 West Kennedy Blvd.
National Register Number: 72000322
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - hotel. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2002.
Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Classroom and offices for the University of Tampa.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 11, 1976):
Headquarters of the army that invaded Cuba in the Spanish-American War (1898), and the news center for journalists participating in the "Correspondents' War." The hotel was a pioneer effort in the Florida resort business, and is an excellent example of Moorish-Turkish Revival architecture.

The Landmark received a Save America's Treasures matching grant of $400,000 in 2002.


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