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St. Petersburg's Old Northeast neighborhood called one of the best in the country

ST. PETERSBURG — Home improvement magazine This Old House showed the Tampa Bay area some love in its latest issue.

Editors at the magazine picked St. Petersburg’s Old Northeast as one of this year’s “Best Old House Neighborhoods” in the country.

The magazine gushed about the charming section of town, calling it “a gardener’s paradise,” and noting its eclectic mix of architecture styles.

Old Northeast was the first established neighborhood in St. Petersburg, according to the Historical Old Northeast Neighborhood Association.

It also is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is considered one of the city’s most affluent neighborhoods.

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