Historic Old Northeast

Welcome to Historic Old Northeast

Tree-canopied streets and rich history await in St. Petersburg’s first organized neighborhood 
Experience Historic Old Northeast, a picturesque enclave characterized by leafy residential streets, brick-lined sidewalks, and waterfront green spaces. Nestled along the beautiful Florida coastline, this historic neighborhood offers a blend of timeless charm and modern luxury, making it a coveted destination for those seeking the ultimate coastal lifestyle.
With a rich history dating back to the early 1900s, the Historic Old Northeast is a treasure trove of architectural heritage and natural beauty. The neighborhood's iconic features include brick streets, colorful hexagon-block sidewalks, and waterfront parks such as the Gizella Kopsick Palm Arboretum and expansive Vinoy Park. Sunken Gardens, with its tropical plants and flamingos, is another beloved local attraction.
This serene residential area boasts a diverse mix of homes, from historic gems to modern estates, providing a wide range of housing options to cater to different lifestyles and budgets. With a strong sense of community and an array of nearby amenities, Historic Old Northeast offers an idyllic coastal lifestyle.

What to Love

  • Safe, private community with a welcoming feel 
  • Strong market with competitive prices and high home values 
  • The cafes, casual chain restaurants, and charming local eateries lining 4th Street North, offering convenient access to shopping and dining
  • Scenic walks along the waterfront parks, including the picturesque Vinoy Park, which hosts various events and festivals throughout the year.
  • Preserved architecture, brick streets, and hexagon-block sidewalks

Local Lifestyle

Living in Historic Old Northeast offers a captivating tapestry of history, culture, and nature. With nearly 3,000 historic buildings located here, this district echoes the grandeur of bygone eras. Its Mediterranean and bungalow homes nestle amidst a verdant backdrop of jacarandas, pines, palms, and magnolias, and residents can be seen taking in the neighborhood’s natural beauty with leisurely walks. The charm of brick streets and granite curbs pairs beautifully with the allure of North Shore Park and its pristine white sand beach. Nearby Coffee Pot Bay enchants with its manatees, while the Gizella Kopsick Palm Arboretum stands as a verdant haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The Palladium Theater, housed in a repurposed church, offers diverse performances. Despite its tranquil vibe, the bustling nightlife of downtown is just a stone's throw away from Historic Old Northeast.

Dining and Entertainment

Historic Old Northeast boasts a delightful culinary scene that caters to various tastes. Whether you're in the mood for a cozy cafe experience, casual chain dining, or authentic tacos, 4th Street North has something to satisfy your cravings.
For entertainment, the Great Explorations Children's Museum offers creative and play-based exhibits for young explorers. Meanwhile, The Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, Autograph Collection, is a local gem for those seeking a luxurious escape, complete with a world-class golf course and spa.

Things to Do

The neighborhood offers a plethora of activities for residents to enjoy. Explore the charming hexagon-block sidewalks and take in the historical architecture, or spend a day at Vinoy Park, picnicking, playing sports, or attending one of the many events hosted there. Additionally, the Sunken Gardens provide a serene oasis for tropical plant enthusiasts and families alike.


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

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Overview for Historic Old Northeast, FL

6,509 people live in Historic Old Northeast, where the median age is 52 and the average individual income is $75,532. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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52 years

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Around Historic Old Northeast, FL

There's plenty to do around Historic Old Northeast, 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 Top Nosh Street Food, Eat Art Love, and Native Sportfishing.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 1.2 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.46 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.42 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.32 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.34 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.46 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Historic Old Northeast, FL

Historic Old Northeast has 3,398 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Historic Old Northeast do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,509 people call Historic Old Northeast home. The population density is 6,701.81 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51.25 / 48.75%

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