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JTA prepared to break ground on downtown transit hub

2017 is shaping up to be a transformative year for transportation initiatives throughout Jacksonville's urban core. This week, the JTA will seek Downtown Development Review Board (DDRB) conceptual design approval for the heart of their long proposed Jacksonville Intermodal Center (JAXIS). Here's a look...

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Developer proposes 13-story Southbank apartment tower

In October 2016, the Ventures Development Group announced plans to build a 250-unit apartment tower on the Southbank. Now armed with a larger project, the development group is prepared to go before the Downtown Development Review Board (DDRB) in order to gain conceptual design approval for 300-units....

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Panama Park: Jax's 19th century railroad suburb

A look at a distinct neighborhood with a working waterfront a few miles north of downtown Jacksonville.

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9 reasons why you need to visit Jax's Northside

If you're a Floridian, from the seafood on your table, to the commercial freezers it was stored in, or even the concrete floor you stand on, it all likely traveled through the distribution channel of this important section of Jacksonville. Here's nine reasons you should take a visit to the Northside.

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Abandoned Florida: The Jones Brothers Furniture Company

Bullet of Abandoned Florida provides us with a rare look inside one of downtown Jacksonville's largest vacant early 20th century buildings: The Jones Brother's Furniture Company

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A Locomotive Is Buried Below This Skyscraper

The incredible account of building what was once Florida's tallest skyscraper around an entombed steam locomotive.

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Downtown's Doro District Secures Parking

Amidst a sea of parking, the owners of downtown's Doro District and the Downtown Investment Authority finally secure a short term parking solution. Project is positioned to transform long-dormant area around sports facilities into a vibrant commercial corridor much like San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter heading...

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Changing the urban landscape in 2017

2016 saw the long anticipated return of the tower crane to Jacksonville's urban core. Looking forward to 2017, here are five projects and points of discussion that have the potential to lay the groundwork for a future pedestrian friendly city.

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Urban Construction Update - December 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 December 2016.

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