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Ybor's biggest cigar factory now hosts Scientology

Title: Ybor's biggest cigar factory now hosts Scientology
Date: Tuesday, 15 March 2011
Publisher: ABC News
Author: Carson Chambers
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TAMPA — The brick building at 1800 East 8th Avenue in Ybor City was founder Vicente Martinez Ybor's gem. It was at one time the largest brick building in Florida and the largest cigar factory in the world. "To have them take care of the building and maintain it. I do know in the past, the county, the state or the city, sometimes is not able, due to the economic situation, to preserve an architectural jewel like that," said Wallace Reyes, ... [Read the rest at]