Way back in 1888, St. Petersburg’s first boom began with the coming of the Orange Belt
Saint Petersburg Preservation will be hosting a Mayoral Candidate “Summit” on historic preservation on Wednesday, July 29th, 7 PM, at Studio 620, 620 1st Avenue South. Topics to be addressed include better ordinances to encourage preservation, landmarking of the Detroit Hotel, heritage tourism and tours, and the economic benefits of historic preservation. Most candidates have confirmed. RSVP at 824-7802 will be helpful for planning purposes but not required. For more information call 420-9195.