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Entrepreneur D.P. Davis developed Davis Island during the real estate boom of the 1920's. The island is located at the mouth of the Hillsborough River, and is at the heart of Tampa's business center. Although Davis disappeared before he could see how his dream progressed, he would certainly be proud of the results. Davis' legacy is evident in this colorful, renowned community, which boasts some of Tampa's most luxurious waterfront real estate. Both Mediterranean revival and custom estates dot the landscape of this self-contained community. The island is conveniently located at the crossroads of downtown Tampa, Hyde Park, and Bayshore Boulevard. Right on the island, residents and visitors will also find a unique sampling of shops and restaurants, as well as a yacht club and an executive airport. Homes on Davis Island range in price from $200,000 to over $4 million. On a tour of the island, visitors can view the fabulous home sites of Tampa's elite and learn more about Davis' financial rise and fall as well as his mysterious disappearance. Davis Island is also home to several high-rise apartment buildings and hotels, most of which are survivors of the Land Bust that resulted in bank seizures just prior to the Great Depression. Rich in history and personality, Davis Island is certainly a unique place to call home!