Archives Awareness Week
A Century of SOHO
Stories and Archives on Howard Avenue
11 A.M. – NOON
Tampa Bay History Center
TECO Learning Center
Howard Avenue was initially the dividing line between the City of Tampa and Hillsborough County and has been home to a vibrant commercial district for over a century. From culinary icons like Bern’s Steak House, the Old Meeting House, and Alessi’s to nightlife joints like Tiny Tap and the Chatterbox, SOHO has long been a hot spot for Tampeños. Explore archives from The Tampa Tribune, the Burgert Brothers Collection, and the Touchton Map Library to learn about over a hundred years of history along Howard Avenue.
Cameron Hunt McNabb is a fourth-generation Tampa native and a long-time South Howard resident. She is an Associate Professor of Humanities at Southeastern University and an avid Tampa Bay History Center fan.