Peacock Row, ca. 1926. Frances G. Wagner Photographs, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg.

Downtown Tour: Orange Route
Start this tour on St. Petersburg’s “First Block,” essentially where the ‘Burg started. First Block includes the individually landmarked Detroit Hotel building on Central Avenue and the historic Bishop Hotel building on 1st Ave. N.

Public library - Saint Petersburg, Florida. 19--. Black & white photonegative, 4 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory.

Downtown Tour: Blue Route
Don’t miss an opportunity to see the beautiful St. Petersburg Public Library, also known as the Mirror Lake Community Library or Carnegie Library.

Williams Park : Saint Petersburg, Florida. 1915. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory.

Downtown Tour: Green Route
This tour route features St. Petersburg’s first park, “Williams Park,” and encompasses an entire city block. Founded in 1888 and originally named “City Park.”

his postcard view of the Vinoy Park Hotel from the 1930s shows sailboat races in front of the iconic hotel. Its location on the Tampa Bay waterfront is one reason why the hotel has remained popular for almost 90 years. TAMPA BAY HISTORY CENTER.

Waterfront Tour
The Vinoy Park Hotel, also known as the Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club or The Vinoy, is a historic Mediterranean Revival-style hotel located in St. Petersburg, Florida on the waterfront area of downtown.