Welcome to Historic Tallahassee
Tallahassee’s historic neighborhoods are primarily located near the Old Capitol and around Downtown Tallahassee. This was the center of business, commerce, and trade dating back to the Spanish War and the Reconstruction Era. Business travelers to the State Capitol enjoyed the Myers Park area, as it contained a few natural ponds and moss-draped oak parks, and they gathered here for both business and pleasure. Tallahassee’s oldest schools, the original Leon High School and Lincoln schools, were located here. Florida State Women’s College, now Florida State University, was in the historic downtown area, as well.
Today, historic Tallahassee neighborhoods remain popular with the younger generations, as well as those who appreciate history and art, and those who live, work, and play in the Downtown area on a daily basis. If you enjoy a quaint and charming yet urban lifestyle, one of these neighborhoods might be just what you’re looking for.
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Tallahassee International Airport: 15 min
Gulf Coast: 40 min (30 mi)
Jacksonville: 2 hr 30 min (160 mi)
Pensacola: 2 hr 50 min (190 mi)
Major Roads: US-90, US-27, FL-20
Spotlights of Historic Tallahassee
Historic Capitol Museum
Home to the Florida Legislative Research Center and Museum, former House and Senate Chambers, the Supreme Court, and the Governor’s Suite, the Old Capitol has been restored to its former 1902 elegance that includes a stained glass dome and candy-striped awnings.
Museum of Florida History
More than 40,000 artifacts taken from throughout Florida’s rich history find their home in the Museum of Florida History—spanning a time period from the prehistoric mastodon to the Space Age, and everything in between.
The old warehouses of the Downtown Industrial Park have been transformed into a beautiful community of galleries, cafes, and even theatres to craft the Railroad Square Art District. Plus, there are fantastic events to enjoy… and a cafe built out of a railroad caboose!
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What You'll LOVE in Historic Tallahassee
New construction has its benefits, but there’s nothing quite so quaint and charming as a historic home. Plus, older homes are known for their solid construction—after all, they’ve definitely withstood the test of time!
Despite its quaint and old-timey feel, historic Tallahassee is the pinnacle of modern innovation and convenience. Living in the central Tallahassee area, you’ll find yourself close to world, play, and plenty of conveniences, like shopping, dining, and businesses. Need to take a trip out of town? Just hop on one of Downtown’s major roads and hit Interstate 10 in a matter of minutes… or take a 15 minute drive to the Tallahassee International Airport.
Downtown Tallahassee is filled with fun—shops, restaurants, theatres, museums, nightlife hotspots, galleries, and more—and in the surrounding historic areas, you’re just minutes from it all! In fact, some homes may even be within walking distance from some of Tallahassee’s best attractions, hotspots, and entertainment districts.
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