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Soreno Hotel

Join St. Pete Preservation for a walking tour of North by Northeast

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Leaving the Detroit Hotel, the tour will take a pleasant stroll to and along the waterfront, passing the site of the city’s first million dollar hotel (Soreno Hotel). Learn who was behind the efforts to make St. Petersburg’s waterfront the incredible park setting we find today and how the decision was made to have a green rather than commercial waterfront. Hear about some of the great promotional stories of St. Pete including the bathing beauties and the sunshine babies. Leaving…

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Westward Ho! from the Waterfront

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With summer heat in the offing, this Saturday offers you the last opportunity of the spring tour season to enjoy St. Petersburg Preservation’s acclaimed tour, “Westward Ho! from the Waterfront.” The tour will gather in front of the historic Detroit Hotel on the NW corner of Central Avenue and 2nd Street at 10AM. Come downtown early and stop at the Saturday Morning Market, located just a couple of blocks from the start of the tour. From the Detroit the tour…

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