Carlton-Anthony Tampa Oral History Project

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Interviewer

Robert J. Kerstein

Publisher

University of South Florida. Library

Date

1988

Publication Date

2-2-2010

Abstract

This is an oral history interview with Joe Chillura, a Tampa architect and statesman. Chillura was a member of the Tampa City Council, the Hillsborough County Commission, and has served on a number of committees, boards, and commissions. In this interview, he discusses the creation of the Downtown Development Authority, in which he played a pivotal role. Chillura comments on several development projects in downtown Tampa, including the performing arts center, the Quad Block and the Franklin Street Mall. Also discussed is urban renewal and its effect on some neighborhoods in Tampa.

Keywords

City planning--Florida--Tampa (Fla.), Central business districts--Florida--Tampa (Fla.), Community development--Florida--Tampa (Fla.), Urban renewal--Florida--Tampa (Fla.), Architects--Interviews, Public officers--Interviews, History--Tampa (Fla.), Politics and government--Tampa (Fla.), History--Hillsborough County (Fla.), Politics and government--Hillsborough County (Fla.)

Description

1 sound file (94 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;

Subject: topical

City planning--Florida--Tampa (Fla.); Central business districts--Florida--Tampa (Fla.); Community development--Florida--Tampa (Fla.); Urban renewal--Florida--Tampa (Fla.); Architects--Interviews; Public officers--Interviews; History--Tampa (Fla.); Politics and government--Tampa (Fla.); History--Hillsborough County (Fla.); Politics and government--Hillsborough County (Fla.)

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral histories; Online audio

Format

audio/mp3

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Carlton-Anthony Tampa oral history project

Identifier

U11-00085

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