Tierra Verde

Tierra Verde

Tierra Verde was once 15 islands covered with mangroves, pines and bush. At first, the only way to get here was by boat. A ferry ran from Pass-a-Grille to a dock at the end of Madonna Boulevard. Then the state developed its plans for the Bayway and financed it through a $16.8 million bond issue. The Greens persuaded the Department of Transportation to add a Fort De Soto leg and contributed the land on which it was to be built, thus assuring themselves of land access to their proposed Tierra Verde. The 15 original islands are now the present six areas of Tierra Verde: Monte Cristo, Entrada, Pinellas Bayway, Sands Point, East Shore (Bayview) and West Shore (Oceanview).

There are now approximately 2,000 single-family and multi-family structures on Tierra Verde, as well as a number of commercial enterprises. Only an estimated 2,500 families are expected when Tierra Verde is built to completion.

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Updated: 23rd August, 2019 11:42 AM.