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The Elite Plaza neighborhood is a small business district located in the heart of northeast Pensacola, Florida in the 32504 zip code area. Elite Plaza is centered between North 9th Avenue and North 12th Avenue on Airport Boulevard. Cordova Mall is situated on the west and there is a variety of small businesses to the east. Across Airport Boulevard to the north is Pensacola State College. The Elite Plaza area is a hubbub of activity that accommodates many shopping and dining venues, specialty shops, and a variety of retail establishments.
Elite Plaza is located in Escambia County and contains the Elite Travel Agency. Traveling east from Elite Plaza, the Pensacola Regional Airport is less than a mile away. The Elite Plaza neighborhood also contains many health services within a 1 mile radius, including Sacred Heart Health System and Select Specialty Hospital – Pensacola.
Commuting through this area, it may appear that it is only a business district; however, there are living arrangements nearby. Less than a mile south of Elite Plaza are condominiums that are popular with college students and commuters wanting to live within close proximity of Pensacola State College and the airport.
Entertainment venues are not lacking in the Elite Plaza neighborhood. Cordova Lanes Bowling Center, Rave Motion Pictures and Dreamland Skate Center are situated nearby. Residents and college students can also take advantage of the nightlife. Coyotes (on the southwest side of Cordova Mall) is a popular pub to unwind and Kooter Brown’s to the northeast of Elite Plaza is a well-liked sports bar for hot wings and a game.
Aside from the masses of restaurants and retail businesses, Elite Plaza is most known for its locality to Pensacola State College. Located on the main campus is the Baroco Center for Science and Advanced Technology, which includes laboratories for both science and technology. Area residents can take a break from the city life and enjoy Hitzman-Optimist Park or Lavallet Park – both are less than 2 miles to the east of Elite Plaza.