Historic Kenwood

Welcome to Historic Kenwood

Craftsman bungalows and a vibrant dining and nightlife scene dictate this art-centric neighborhood
Historic Kenwood is a diverse and artistic neighborhood known for its mature oak trees, brick streets, and architectural diversity. Just west of Downtown St. Petersburg, this unique district offers a relaxed atmosphere that celebrates art, history, and a strong sense of community.
Historic Kenwood dates back to 1912 when its first developer, Charles Hall, saw the potential of this picturesque area with its avocado groves. Over the years, the neighborhood has evolved into a thriving and eclectic community known for its well-preserved historic homes, including Craftsman bungalows that define the area's architectural character.
One of the standout features of Historic Kenwood is its artistic spirit and welcoming atmosphere. The neighborhood buzzes with creativity, and residents take great pride in their homes and the sense of belonging they've created. 

What to Love

  • Easy access to a variety of shopping and dining options, with Central Avenue serving as a bustling hub of activity.
  • Easy access to public transportation and major highways, making commuting a breeze
  • A robust artistic presence, with open-studio nights, architecture tours, and galleries that showcase the local talent
  • Property values with impressive growth, making Historic Kenwood a lucrative market for buyers and sellers alike
  • Home to the largest number of bungalows in the United States 

Local Lifestyle

The local lifestyle in Historic Kenwood is all about embracing the artistic and creative energy that permeates the community. Residents often participate in neighborhood events like architecture tours and open studio nights, fostering a strong sense of unity.

Dining and Entertainment

Historic Kenwood offers an eclectic culinary and entertainment scene. Explore unique dining experiences at places like Baba Restaurant, where you can savor delicious Mediterranean cuisine. For those looking for a more relaxed atmosphere, The Dog Bar offers a pet-friendly environment where you can enjoy a drink with your furry friend.
In the evening, discover local nightlife at nightspots like The Saint or Dirty Laundry, where you can unwind and socialize with friends. And if you're a coffee enthusiast, don't miss the specialty brews at Bandit Coffee Co. and Black Crow Coffee Co Grand Central Dist.

Things to Do

There's no shortage of things to do in Historic Kenwood. Take a leisurely stroll through Seminole Park, a serene green space that offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Explore the local art scene during open-studio nights or attend architecture tours to learn more about the neighborhood's history and design.


Historic Kenwood is part of the Pinellas County Schools district, providing access to a variety of educational options for families. Nearby schools include:
  • Woodlawn Elementary School
  • John Hopkins Middle School
  • St. Petersburg High School




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Overview for Historic Kenwood, FL

2,911 people live in Historic Kenwood, where the median age is 40 and the average individual income is $45,965. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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40 years

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Around Historic Kenwood, FL

There's plenty to do around Historic Kenwood, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bean Wandering, Top Nosh Street Food, and Eat Art Love.

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Dining 2.21 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.43 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.91 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.32 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.87 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.07 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Historic Kenwood, FL

Historic Kenwood has 1,431 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Historic Kenwood do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,911 people call Historic Kenwood home. The population density is 7,528.858 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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46.55 / 53.45%

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Schools in Historic Kenwood, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Historic Kenwood. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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St. Petersburg High School
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