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Lowry Park North is located just north of the Lowry Park Central neighborhood and Tampa’s premier wildlife and aquatic attraction, Lowry Park Zoo. The tree-filled older neighborhood is primarily a residential community with assorted businesses, restaurants, fast food venues, and retail shopping stores.
The main attraction in the Lowry Park North neighborhood is the Lowry Park Zoo. Young and old alike visit the top-rated zoo for up-close observation of exotic animals, birds, reptiles, and marine life from the US and around the world. Throughout the year, the zoo hosts holiday specials and opens for day and evening visits. Within the park, the private Lowry Park Zoo-Zoo School offers programs for kindergarten and pre-kindergarten students.
Local schools in the surrounding area include Cleveland Elementary School, Friendship Christian Academy, and Montessori Academy of Tampa Bay.
A nearby local landmark is the massive Sulphur Springs Tower located on Florida Avenue. The tower, built in 1927 and standing 214 feet tall, served as a privately owned artesian water supplier. In the 70s, the land around the tower was used as a popular drive-in theater. The City of Tampa purchased the Sulphur Springs Tower and land in 2005 allowing accessibility as a park.
The Tampa Greyhound Track located on Waters Avenue features on-site card rooms for poker games and tournaments, and simulcast greyhound racing, thoroughbred racing, harness racing, and Jai Alai from around the US. The clubhouse features lunch and dinner menus serving customers daily from noon until 10 PM.
The American Legion Playground and Riverview Terrace Playground, both located just off Florida Avenue, are a short drive from the Lowry Park North community.
Located in zip codes 33604 and 33612, Lowry Park North is bordered by North Nebraska Avenue to the east, North Armenia Avenue to the west, West Busch Boulevard to the north, and West Waters Avenue to the south.