Lowry Park Central Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Lowry Park Central neighborhood is located near shopping, local bars, restaurants, nearby businesses, and is convenient to public transportation. The quaint neighborhood is a mixture of traditional Florida style homes and bungalows combined with modern architecture and luxury-style homes situated next to the Hillsborough River.
The premier attraction in the Lowry Park Central area is the Lowry Park Zoo, rated as a top facility in the US. The park provides residents of all ages the opportunity to observe wildlife up close in natural habitats. The aquatic area, home to Florida manatees, serves as a rehabilitation area for recovering manatees. The park also has a domed open-air bird aviary along with a reptile house. Within the park, you can enjoy rides, wildlife shows, restaurants, and retail shops, or schedule a boat ride down the river. Trams transport guests safely from the park to the waiting boats.
Across from Lowry Park, picnic tables, covered shelters with grills, a boat ramp, observation pier, playground, and walking trail are available.
Behind the park, a large covered stage schedules live concerts and shows throughout the year. Joggers and walkers use sidewalks around Lowry Park and along the river. Dogs secured on leashes are allowed in the picnic area of the park.
A local favorite stop for residents is Bo’s Ice Cream, serving their signature upside-down banana split. Bo’s has been in business at the Florida Avenue location since 1941.
The Hillsborough County School System is responsible for the educational needs of Tampa’s communities. The nearest schools to Lowry Park Central are Chamberlain High School and Adams Junior High School both located on North Boulevard.
Located in zip code 33604, Lowry Park Central is bordered by North River Shore Drive to the east, North Rome Avenue to the west, West Sitka Street to the north, and West Kirby Street to the south.