The Woodlawn area is a community on the north side of St. Petersburg. It is bounded by 22nd Avenue on the south, 30th Avenue on the north, 16th Street on the west, and 9th Street on the east. Within these boundaries there are approximately 625 homes. The area is composed of older homes from the 1920’s and more recently constructed homes from the 1940’s and 1950’s.
Throughout the years, Woodlawn has been recognized for its cohesiveness and community pride. There is a unique sense of community within this area that is rarely found in Florida. The area has one designated park (Blanc Park) and several shaded, open areas. The community has both an active neighborhood association and crime watch organization. The neighborhood is centrally located, and nearby grocery stores, yoga studios, and coffee shops are within a few minutes’ walk, and the neighborhood is also easily accessible to the interstate.