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.
Tropical Shoes is a waterfront neighborhood located on the southeast edge of St. Petersburg. Tropical shores homes are perfect for single families and represent many time periods and styles. This small peninsula stretching out into Tampa Bay with only one access and egress leaves you with the secure "feeling" of a close knit "gated" community.
Driftwood is a quaint area of St. Petersburg with a handful of homes nestled under a canopy of beautiful oaks. With a mix of Mediterranean and Italian architecture, Driftwood is as unique as it is beautiful. Located near the Frank Pierce Recreation Center and the St. Petersburg Tennis Center, the Driftwood area has a lot to offer.
Coquina Key is a south St. Petersburg island community with two bridges marking the entrance to the neighborhood. Its unique aesthetic sets itself apart from the typical neighborhoods in the area. The neighborhood is minutes from downtown St. Pete and home to its own Coquina Key Park, housing a wilderness area, football and basketball and tennis courts, a dog park and more.