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The District: Multiplex Theater Proposed for Downtown

Lost in the recent news of RummellMunz's planned Southbank redevelopment, The District (www.thedistrictjax.com), is a detailed explanation of the proposed project's mix of uses. Here's a closer look at what the development group headed by Peter Rummell and Michael Munz have in store for downtown Jacksonville.

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The Story of Dixieland Park

Mike Goldman shares the rise and fall of an early Jacksonville amusement park: Dixieland Park

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Durbin Park: Jax's Next St. Johns Town Center?

For years, St. Johns County has been the fastest growing county in the Jacksonville metropolitan area and now its going to end up with the region's largest shopping center. Should Jacksonville by concerned?

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Engine 15 Brewing Approved To Open Urban Beer Garden

Locally-grown, specialty manufacturing company Engine 15 Brewing is proceding with plans of turning an industrial facility west of downtown Jacksonville, into a unique urban beer garden now that the property has been re-zoned to allow for on-site retail sales. The area surrounding the brewery could be...

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The Space In-between: Hansontown

Today, it's considered "the space in-between". It's not officially within the Springfield Historic District and no one in downtown pays any attention to what happens on the north side of State Street. Nevertheless, Hansontown was an 19th century black community that Jacksonville eventually grew up around....

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New I-10/Hammond Boulevard Interchange Opens

On June 8, 2016, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) opened a new $17.9 million interchange at I-10 and Hammond Boulevard in Marietta.

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Second Phase of Future I-795 Opens

Last week, the city's latest expressway link opened, creating another link between I-95, US 1 (Philips Highway) and I-295 East Beltway. Slowly but surely, the creation of what will become I-795 is becoming a reality. When complete in 2018, the highway will connect I-295 East Beltway to CR 2209 in St....

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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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Urban Construction Update - June 2016

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 the month of June 2016.

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Transform Jax Host Parklets Meeting for Downtown Vision

Parklets could be on their way to Downtown sooner than you know it. Usually installed on parking lanes, a parklet is an extension of the sidewalk that provides more space and amenities for people using the street. Offering a place to stop, sit, rest or eat, they can be an ideal addition and visual amenity...

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