Tampa Bay's National Historic Landmark District

Historic Mafia Bar Being Converted in Ybor City

Burned Down Mafia Bar in Ybor City - Photo by Octavio Jones - Tampa Bay TimesAfter a fire in 1988 brought down the building that once housed an illegal casino ran by the mafia, the historic site known as the Yellow House will soon be restored to become the newest commercial building in the National Landmark Historic District.

What’s left of the building on 2201 N. 15th St, which was constructed in 1915 will be incorporated into the new development which developers GVC Yellow hopes to convert into a new commercial space for Ybor City.

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