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We Must Save Central Avenue’s History

 TAMPA – When Tampa’s slaves were liberated on May 5-6, 1864, most of them settled in the area called the “Scrub”, just north of what today is downtown.  In the 1890s, African Americans began opening businesses in the area that became Central Avenue. And by the time Central Park Village opened in 1954, the district…

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