Parkland Estates is a South Tampa neighborhood which was developed in the 1920’s. It’s boundaries are Swann Avenue to the North, Morrison Avenue to the South, Lincoln Avenue to the West, and Howard Avenue to the East. Parkland Estates is a sister community to the South Tampa neighborhood of Palma Ceia. The Parkland Estates neighborhood is well loved for its historic homes. Here you can find larger lot sizes than some of the other South Tampa neighborhoods.
The original builder of Parkland Estates, Allen J. Simms, was also the builder for the historic and recently remodeled Floridian Hotel. This iconic hotel has the historic distinction of being the tallest building in downtown Tampa from 1927 until 1966.
Residents of Parkland Estates enjoy living within walking distance to Hyde Park Village. Hyde Park Village is an open-air shopping and dining complex which covers several residential blocks. Boutique shopping, fine dining, cafes, and a movie theater can all be found at Hyde Park Village. Hyde Park Village is also home to a monthly fresh market which features local vendors and artists.
The SoHo (South Howard) entertainment district is also a short walk for Parkland Estate residents. High-end restaurant and nightlife are located in SoHo, including Bern’s Steak House. You’ll also find shopping, cafes and coffee shops in SoHo.
Downtown Tampa is close by and easily accessible. You can plan a day touring the Tampa Museum of Art. Perhaps you would enjoy learning more about Florida marine life at the Florida Aquarium. Maybe a concert or theater production at The Straz is more your style. Grab your jersey and head over to the Amalie Arena to support the Tampa Bay Lightning, by taking in a major league hockey game.
Outdoor lovers will enjoy community parks and easy access to Bayshore Boulevard. Bayshore Boulevard is the world’s largest sidewalk. The scenic, gently curving, greenway is where you can find some of the best views of Tampa Bay and the downtown Tampa skyline.
Parkland Estate schools are: Mitchell Elementary School, Wilson Middle School, and Plant High School.