Downtown St. Petersburg’s Condo Market has been one of the strongest in the country, with numerous new High Rise Condo buildings that are currently in various stages of planning and construction. It is no doubt, the attraction to the Arts and the proximity to the water will continue to make this an attractive place to live for people all over the world.
Downtown St. Petersburg Districts:
Waterfront Arts District
Located from Beach Drive to 3rd St, between 7th Ave N and 7th Ave S. The Waterfront Arts District features The Dalí Museum, the Chihuly Collection, the Museum of Fine Arts, and the St. Petersburg Museum of History, along with the performing arts at The Mahaffey Theater, The Palladium and American Stage Theatre Company. This district also has waterfront galleries, shopping, dining, nightlife, movies, and parks.
Central Arts District
Known for fine cuisine, unique boutiques, live music, fresh brewed coffee, handmade gifts, craft beer & much more. The Central Arts District comprises the 300 – 700 blocks of Central Avenue and immediate side streets. Featured Shops – Florida CraftArt Gallery, Morean Arts Center, Morean Glass Studio and Hot Shop and the St. Pete Indie Market where you can get a true sense of the Downtown St Petersburg arts scene on the first Saturday each month.
The Edge District
The EDGE District is committed to historic preservation-based revitalization and creating a sustainable local economy. The District lies between Dr MLK Jr & 16th St and 1st Ave North & South. For more information, go to www.edgedistrict.org
Grand Central District
Located just West of Downtown from 16th St to 31st St, between 1st Ave N & 1st Ave S . The Grand Central District was formed in 2001 and since has grown into the thriving source of culture that St Petersburg boasts today. Home to a myriad of galleries & studios like Craftsman House, antique stores, restaurants, unique shops and Haslam’s Book Store.
Grand Central District is a designated “Main Street Community.” This charming district hosts many events and festivals throughout the year and is surrounded by historic neighborhoods giving it the feel of home. www.grandcentraldistrict.org
Warehouse Arts District
Located from 16th St to 31st St, between 1st Ave N & 10th Ave S “Where Art is Made.” Once primarily an industrial area, this district hosts budding as well as accomplished artists. Take a glass blowing class at Duncan McClellan Gallery. Visit the Seaboard Rail Station built in 1926, now the Train Station Center for Clay where Morean Arts Center for Clay is located. Enjoy local craft brewery. www.warehouseartsdistrictstpete.com