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B.F. Marcos Building

 
 
B.F. Marcos Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 2008
1. B.F. Marcos Building Marker
Inscription.  
This structure has been
recorded by the
Historic American
Buildings Survey

of the United States Department
of the Interior for its Archives
at the Library of Congress

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceLandmarks.
 
Location. 27° 57.617′ N, 82° 26.477′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on East 7th Ave. Located in Ybor City Historic District of Tampa. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1610 East Seventh Avenue, Tampa FL 33605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vicente Martinez-Ybor (within shouting distance of this marker); Molly Ferrara (within shouting distance of this marker); Centro Espańol de Tampa (within shouting distance of this marker); Roland M. Manteiga (within shouting distance of this marker); The Birth of Mutual Aid Societies in America (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First Ybor City Railroad Station
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Orestes Ferrara (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Emilio Pons Cigar Factory (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
 
Regarding B.F. Marcos Building. National Register Number: 74000641
Number corresponds to the Ybor City Historic District (NHLD), for which the B.F. Marcos building is a Contributing Structure. (The building itself does not have an individual NRHP listing.)

Significance: The building is typical of many of the business/residence buildings in Ybor City. It has lightwells which provide exposure to rooms on the second floor and to rooms on the first floor. The front exterior balcony is one of the most elaborate of
the Ybor City styles.
 
B.F. Marcos Building Marker, seen at left image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 2008
2. B.F. Marcos Building Marker, seen at left
B.F. Marcos Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. B.F. Marcos Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,645 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on May 8, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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Sep. 23, 2023