The Centro Asturiano de Tampa (Centro) is a social club for immigrants and the descendants of immigrants from Asturias, ... More
Centro Asturiano de Tampa
The Centro Asturiano de Tampa (Centro) is a social club for immigrants and the descendants of immigrants from Asturias, Spain. This yellow brick and stone building with round arch windows with four floors was initially a hospital and cemetery. It is now focussed on preserving the history of the club and its members and has a more social function. This club has a recreation floor, library, ballroom, theater and a meeting room available for rent, all of which you can book for any event or business meet. Officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this place is an architectural monument.
A century ago, here in the Latin Quarter of Tampa, cigarmaker Vincente Martinez Ybor began an industry that brought this
city international renown: those famed Tampa cigars. It was also here that poet and patriot Jose Marti, the hero ...
Tampa's Ybor City began its intriguing history when cigar makers settled here after a disastrous fire that drove the industry
north from Key West. Today it is a National Historic Landmark District lined with old buildings and historic sites. ...
Even though Tampa Bay has its own team, the New York Yankees still know how to draw a crowd. Every
spring, the Yankees come to town to train at Legends Field, which is almost the same size as Yankee ...