Hyde Park is steeped in history with the first home constructed in 1882 and includes historic bungalow and mission style architecture on quaint tree lined streets. The boundaries of the neighborhood include the Hillsborough Bay to the east Kennedy Boulevard to the north, picturesque Bayshore Boulevard to the east and south, and Howard Avenue to the west. The Hyde Park Village (http://www.hydeparkvillage.net/directory) is at the core and it offers an array of shopping, dining and entertainment options. A walkable lifestyle allows you to leave your car in the garage. The Village holds a multitude of events; Farmer’s Markets, Jazz Performances, Food and Wine Tastings and Holiday Festivals (http://www.hydeparkvillage.net/eventscalendar). The annual Gasparilla Events along Bayshore Boulevard bordering Hyde Park started over 100 years ago and include a Children’s & Adult Parade along with a run (http://www.gasparillapiratefest.com/).In addittion to the Village, SoHo entertainment district (South Howard Avenue) borders the neighborhood to the West. Many of the area’s top-rated bars, nightclubs, boutiques and restaurants are in this district. It begins at Howard Avenue south of Kennedy Boulevard and ends at Bayshore Boulevard. The neighborhood offers an easy commute to Downtown, the Interstate and the Crosstown Expressway.