The Channel District/Channelside
The Channel District, also known as Channelside, is east of Downtown Tampa in the City of Tampa in Hillsborough County. Bordered by the Ybor Channel on the East and Garrison Channel on the South, it is no wonder how the Channel District was named. The Channel District is in the process of transforming from a warehouse and distribution area primarily for the maritime industry to an entertainment and residential district for people looking for an urban lifestyle. While you won't find a single family home in the Channel District, you will find Channel District condos if you enjoy the city-living lifestyle!
The population of people living in the Channel District is 1,790 according to the 2010 Census. The average age is thirty-one and the median household income is $95,200. While walking to work is often associated with a city-living lifestyle, the majority of people in the Channel District commute to work with less than a 30-minute drive. Restaurants, bars, and coffee shops are conveniently located in the district for people to enjoy. Attractions include the American Victory Ship Museum, Florida Aquarium, Port of Tampa, and the Tampa Bay History Center. There are two dog parks in the Channel District. The City Council has plans for a new public park with the recent approval to purchase nearly an acre of land on Madison Street.
If condo living is for you, it is great to consider purchasing a Channel District condo. Condominiums in the Channel District include Grand Central, Grand Central at Kennedy, Meridian, Slade, Ventana, Victory Lofts, and the Towers of Channelside. If you want to give Channelside living a try before you buy, you can often find Channelside condos for rent. Pierhouse Channelside luxury apartments recently opened and Skyhouse Channelside apartments will soon be under construction. View Channel District condos for sale to make your next home in Channelside!
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