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LaVilla: The Whetstonian’s Last Days?

This article by Dr. Tim Gilmore of jaxpsychogeo.com highlights what may be the last days of LaVilla's intriguing Whetstonian.

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Downtown Jacksonville's 15 Largest Buildings

How well do you think you know downtown Jacksonville? Here's a list of the 15 largest non-residential buildings in downtown by gross area. The size of some on this list may surprise you.

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Honeymoon Yard: Jax's Unknown Urban District

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 came from within a stones throw of this Jacksonville neighborhood. Here's an in depth photo tour and summary of the rise, fall and possible rebirth...

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Urban Construction Update - January 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 the month of January 2017.

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11 new restaurants coming to the Beaches

Looking for a new spot to eat at the beaches in 2017? If so, you're in luck. Here's eleven new places preparing to open at the beaches to fill your stomach and satisfy your thirst.

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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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