Fort Brooke ca. 1840
Tampa Bay from a NASA satellite in 2006
Tampa Bay from a NASA satellite in 2006
Fort Brooke circa 1840
Tampa Bay Watershed from USGS
A surviving Ft. Brooke cannon on the University of Tampa campus
Earliest known detailed map of Tampa Bay, by Don Francisco Maria Celi of the Spanish Royal Fleet, 1757. Map is oriented with east at the top. Pinellas peninsula is at bottom, Tampa peninsula in middle, Hillsborough River shown extending into the interior at top left.
Port Tampa Inn, with rail line in front of hotel, c. 1900
The Sunshine Skyway from its southern approach, St. Petersburg in the distance.
Ybor's first cigar factory c. 1900
Tony Jannus piloting the world's first scheduled airline service over Tampa Bay, 1914. The aircraft is a Benoist XIV.
Rolling cigars, 1909. Photo by Lewis Hine.
Tampa's waterfront, 1890.
Franklin Street, looking north past the old Hillsborough County Courthouse, Tampa c. 1910s–1920s
Port Tampa, c. 1900.
Panorama of Downtown Tampa taken in 1913
Facilities at Port Tampa Bay from Davis Islands, downtown Tampa at left
MacDill Air Force Base during World War II
Landsat 8 image of Tampa Bay Region
Map of racial distribution in Tampa, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
Sacred Heart Church
First Baptist Church of Tampa, organized 1859
A KC-135R stationed at MacDill flying over Tampa Bay
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Tampa's Channel District
Tampa Museum of Art
Museum of Science and Industry
A street festival on Ybor City's famous 7th Avenue in front of the historic El Centro Español de Tampa
Visitors riding the Serengeti Express and Skyride at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Gasparilla and pirate ship
Tampa Convention Center, built at the site of Fort Brooke
Steinbrenner Field
The Yuengling Center
Hillsborough High School in Seminole Heights
University of South Florida's Marshall Student Center
University of Tampa's Plant Hall
Courtney Campbell Causeway
The Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway features a section that is elevated over parts of the downtown area and part of the Port of Tampa. With the even taller bridge carrying the Reversible Express Lanes of the expressway.
Eastern terminus of the Howard Frankland Bridge
Tampa Union Station platforms
A tugboat pushes a barge at the Port of Tampa.
A HARTLine bus at the Marion Transit Center
Big Bend Power Station supplies most of the city's energy.
100 North Tampa (1992)
Bank of America Plaza (1986)
One Tampa City Center (1981)
SunTrust Financial Centre (1992)
The Element (2009)
Park Tower (1972)
Rivergate Tower (1988)
The Sunshine Skyway Bridge (1987)
Tampa Theatre
Downtown Tampa as seen from Bayshore Boulevard
Part of the Tampa Riverwalk
Fountains at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Sulphur Springs Water Tower
Amalie Arena is where the Tampa Bay Lightning have their home games

Fort Brooke was a historical military post established at the mouth of the Hillsborough River in present-day Tampa, Florida in 1824.

- Fort Brooke

The city's borders include the north shore of Tampa Bay and the east shore of Old Tampa Bay.

- Tampa, Florida

It has both waterfront views of Tampa Bay and views of the city's skyline.

- Tampa Convention Center

Tampa functioned as a military center during the 19th century with the establishment of Fort Brooke.

- Tampa, Florida

Most of the fort's structures were situated at the current site of the Tampa Convention Center, with the military reserve stretching from the current location of the Tampa Bay History Center to the southeast to Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park to the northwest, with many modern buildings and public spaces (including Amalie Arena and much of the Tampa Riverwalk now located in its former footprint.

- Fort Brooke

The United States took possession of Florida in 1821 and established Fort Brooke at the mouth of the Hillsborough River in 1824.

- Tampa Bay

The Tampa Convention Center is built on the historical site of Fort Brooke, the original American outpost on Tampa Bay established in 1824.

- Tampa Convention Center

In 1823, Colonels George Mercer Brooke and James Gadsden of the United States Army were ordered to establish a military presence on Tampa Bay in the newly acquired Florida Territory to contain the Seminole Indians according to the Treaty of Moultrie Creek and to curtail illegal activities along the Gulf coast.

- Fort Brooke

Communities throughout the Bay, including St. Petersburg, Florida and Tampa, Florida are adapting infrastructure and buildings to face changes in sea level.

- Tampa Bay

Downtown Tampa hosts the largest anime convention in Florida, Metrocon, a three-day event held in either June or July at the Tampa Convention Center.

- Tampa, Florida
Fort Brooke ca. 1840

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