You lived in that section of town that was, at one time... THE place to live in Tampa.
Back in the 40's and 50's...downtown was just minutes away to the south and that part of the city, along with "The Peninsula" were the two places to be.
Both Hillsborough High and Plant were built about the same time and are considered having your "classic old high school" brick design.
I attended Gorrie Elementary just north of Davis Islands and even today, it is regarded as "the oldest continually enrolled elementary school in the nation."
Built in 1889...