V M Ybor Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
V.M. Ybor is one of the most accessible neighborhoods in all of Tampa. Located at the Interstate 275 and Interstate 4 connection and only a couple miles from the Crosstown Expressway, Ybor is very well-connected. This proximity to some of the biggest roadways in the area makes it a great neighborhood for getting to and from some of the best venues in the region.
Known for its rich history, V. M. Ybor has numerous historic buildings throughout the area. Finding out more about the history of Ybor and the surrounding area is typically as easy as taking a trip to the Ybor City State Museum.
For those looking for culture, the area definitely doesn’t disappoint. To the southwest of the neighborhood, just off Interstate 275, is the David A. Straz Center, formerly known as the Tampa Center for Performing Arts. This massive complex brings to Tampa some of the biggest shows that are normally reserved for the likes of Broadway. The Straz Center is truly a destination for the city elite and Tampa socialites while providing incredible entertainment for the region.
Other popular destinations in the area include the Florida Aquarium, St Pete Times Forum, and the Tampa Convention Center. All of these popular area attractions are located directly south of V.M. Ybor along the waterfront across from Davis and Harbour Islands. These attractions bring in substantial tourist dollars to the area and provide many of the area jobs.