2505 North Fifteenth Street (House), Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS FL-422
Building/structure dates: 1895 initial construction
National Register Number: 74000641
Significance: This building's architectural and historical significance is derived from its contribution to the Ybor City National Historic Landmark District. Ybor City is a section of Tampa founded and built by Vicente M. Ybor and Ignacio Haya as a cigar manufacturing center and town. This house represents cigar factory worker housing within the larger context of the cigar manufacturing company town. This company town was planned by Gavino Gutierrez to include cigar factories, workers housing, public spaces, and commercial buildings. This Frame Vernacular residence is representative of the larger collection of worker housing in Ybor City.
Ybor, Vicente M.
Luxon, Tiffany, Historian
Farris, Christine, Photographer
Hochberg, Susan, Photographer
Koepnick, Brian, Photographer
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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