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The Snell Arcade in St. Petersburg
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The devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris may have people taking a closer look at iconic structures in the Tampa Bay area.

Aerial view of downtown St. Petersburg
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St. Petersburg developers and preservationists on Thursday debated how the city might balance its rapid development with the preservation of its charm and history.