Monday Morning Memo

Monday, October 5, 2020

Digital Downtown Debriefing | Back to Center Stage with Judy Lisi, President & CEO of the Straz Center

Join us virtually on October 22nd at 1pm and hear from Judy Lisi, President & CEO of the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts for an update on how the Straz is coming back to center stage!


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Developer unveils new details on Heron, the first apartment tower set to open in Water Street Tampa

The twin towers near the Tampa Bay History Center, known previously as 815 Water Street, will be the first rental property to open in the mixed-use district. Heron includes 420 apartments and 40,000 square feet of street-level retail space, including a GreenWise Market.


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After the coronavirus pandemic Tampa Bay's Downtowns will face a mixed future

Commercial office space has shown signs of struggling. But urban cores are still appealing to new residents. The Tampa Bay Times looked at what factors are shaping Downtown, and why businesses and developers should look to residents as the key to the future.


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Do the Local Motion returns for the 2020-21 season, virtually

Sponsored by the Tampa Downtown Partnership and Where Love Grows, the popular walking tour program Do the Local Motion is returning on Friday October 9th with a virtual tour of the Straz Center.


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ICYMI: Straz Center prepares for live performances, fights for pandemic relief

The Straz Center returned to the stage this past Friday with an in-person performance on an outdoor stage. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare will be performed on the Riverwalk Stage on weekends through October 17.


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Tampa's Downtown to have prominent role in this week's International Downtown Association (IDA) Annual Conference and Marketplace

The Tampa Downtown Partnership staff will host the closing reception of the virtual conference, titled Sunset Sip and Stroll on the Tampa Riverwalk, as well as a plenary presentation, roundtable, and speaker session. Registration is still open for the conference featuring experts in urban placemaking from around the world.


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