West Riverfront is a conveniently located neighborhood just northwest of downtown Tampa, Florida. It is less than one mile from the heart of the downtown area, which translates to less than a five-minute drive. This rather small community spans about a quarter of a square mile and is bounded by State Highway 93/Interstate 275 on the north, North Boulevard on the east, West Cass Street on the south, and North Roma Avenue on the west. West Cypress Street traverses the neighborhood from west to east. It is part of Hillsborough County, in the 33607 zip code.
This community is a popular neighborhood for college students, with the University of Tampa campus located within walking distance to the southeast. This mid-sized private university offers a bustling urban campus and enrolls roughly 6,500 undergraduate and graduate students annually. More than 125 areas of study are offered here.
College students residing in West Riverfront will also enjoy being within walking distance of the university stadium and many entertainment venues and cultural attractions. Some of these include the Tampa Theatre, Tampa Museum of Art, and Henry B. Plant Museum. The Tampa Aquarium is also just a few minutes from here. Plenty of unique shopping and dining options exist in the downtown area as well, and several shopping centers can be found within a short drive of this community.
Residents of this community also enjoy access to many major roadways, including I-275 and State Highways 60 and 685. Access to the city’s extensive road system means that residents are connected to all that this beautiful waterfront city has to offer.
West Riverfront is also conveniently close to many major medical centers, including Tampa General Hospital and Memorial Hospital of Tampa, both situated a few minutes to the south.