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Fight over Jacksonville Landing erupts into war

The fight over the Jacksonville Landing has ratcheted up a notch with its owner, Sleiman Enterprises, filing a lawsuit against the city of Jacksonville for multiple contractual breaches.

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San Jose: Mature 1920s Jacksonville Suburbia

What is now recognized as the neighborhood of San Jose, 4.5 miles south of Jacksonville, was originally envisioned to be a grand master-planned development.

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Bodega-style grocer headed to Springfield's Main Street

The renaissance of Springfield's Main Street continues as a Fernandina Beach-based retailer plans to open a bodega-style market at 7th & Main.

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12 Things You Should Know About Wawa

Pennsylvania-based Wawa, Inc., a gas station chain with a cult-like following, is aggressively expanding throughout Florida's major cities. Here's 12 interesting facts you should know about Wawa.

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JTA ready to expand bus rapid transit to Jax Beach

In its quest to establish the Southeast's largest bus rapid transit system by 2019, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) has scheduled a public meeting to share their design plans for the First Coast Flyer BRT East Corridor.

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A piece of Jacksonville history bites the dust

Here's a brief look into the influential past of Springfield Warehouse District building being demolished and its role in the development Jacksonville's defunct Setzer's and Pic N' Save chains.

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Urban Construction Update - Fall 2017

Major construction projects have returned to the landscape of Jacksonville's urban core. Find out where (and more) as we take a brief look at the status of various developments under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville during fall 2017.

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Southside Construction Update - Fall 2017

A brief look at the status of various projects under construction in and around Jacksonville's Edge City, the Southside, during fall 2017.

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A Walk Through History: Old City Cemetery

Established in 1852 as Jacksonville's primary burial grounds, the Old City Cemetery is one of the most overlooked and underrated historic sites in city's urban core. Originally located on the outskirts of town, the Mathews Bridge expressway ramps now separate the cemetery from the city's original core....

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The rise and fall of Philips Highway Plaza

The story of Jacksonville's first enclosed shopping mall begins with Austrian-born architect Victor David Gruen. An advocate of prioritizing pedestrians over cars, Gruen is best known today for his pioneering design of shopping malls in the United States. Gruen, who described suburbia as being 'souless"...

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