Gregory Street

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Gregory Street
west end: West of Tyson Street
Major
junctions:
9th Avenue
Interstate 110
Palafox Street
east end: 17th Avenue
(Wayside Park/Pensacola Bay)
Namesake: Walter Gregory

Gregory Street is an east-west street in Pensacola. Its main span stretches from Pensacola Bay to its western terminus at P Street in front of Global Learning Academy. Beyond the city limits, a small segment of road signed West Gregory Street runs from Citrus Street westerly to a dead end point west of Tyson Street.

It briefly carries Highway 98 traffic westward from 17th Avenue and Bayfront Parkway, past the Interstate 110 on-ramp, to Alcaniz Street. It remains west-only until Tarragona Street, then becomes two-way for the rest of its length. Gregory Street is named for Walter Gregory.

In the late 1970s, Gregory Street was realigned between 9th Avenue and Tarragona Street in conjunction with the southerly extension of Interstate 110. This left a section of the "old" Gregory Street east of Tarragona as a cul-de-sac, which was renamed Gregory Square.[1]

Prior to the renaming of streets in 1906, the portion of what is now Gregory Street in the west part of the City was called Havana Street, Alston Street, and 13th Street.

Restaurant Row[edit]

The one-way stretch of Gregory Street between 17th Avenue and the I-110 ramp is a popular destination for diners due to its wide assortment of restaurants.

Local Establishments[edit]

Restaurant Chains[edit]

Fast Food[edit]

Other[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. Ordinance #18-80, City of Pensacola.