Shore Acres is a neighborhood with a nautical feel on the bay connected to Snell Isle and Northeast Park by bridges. This neighborhood is prone to flooding, but the city of St. Petersburg is working on this issue.
Did you know that the Shore Acres neighborhood has more people with Norwegian ancestry living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry.
The historic Old Northeast district abuts downtown, and claims nearly 3,000 historic buildings within its boundaries. It also has a pleasant shopping district, restaurants and a number of city landmarks. Housing is a mix of Mediterranean and bungalow styles in a lushly green setting rife with jacarandas, pines, palms, and magnolias.