Tampa Bay's National Historic Landmark District

Ybor City’s Abandoned Tunnel System

Did you know that below Ybor City’s brick buildings and busy streets lies an extensive network of tunnels that were carved in secret and used during the Prohibition era by smugglers and bootleggers? That is just one of the many discoveries from ABC Action News on their report of the secrets hidden in this underground tunnel system. While many of the tunnels have since been closed due to safety hazards, Only In Your State recounts their impact on the district.