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Ian Schrager says Tampa is having a moment.
The man behind New York's Studio 54 and the boutique hotel boom of the 1980s admits he's only visited three or four times, but tells Axios that Tampa is on the edge of greatness.
Two of the seven Confederate statues near Tampa Bay still remain: the Stonewall Jackson Monument in Ft. Mead and a Confederate soldier statue outside a Brooksville courthouse.
When the others came down: Most Confederate monuments in Hillsborough, Manatee and Pinellas counties were removed in 2017 after white supremacists rioted in Charlottesville.