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One hundred years of Murray Hill

The Great Fire of 1901 was one of the most devastating urban fires in American history. Nevertheless, some of Jacksonville’s most amazing neighborhoods came to life as the result of a massive undertaking to rebuild the city during the first decade of the 20th century. Today, we take a look at Murray...

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New downtown skatepark on the way. Where should it go?

A new skatepark appears to be on its way to downtown Jacksonville. However, an exact site has not been selected. Here's a look at the locations under consideration and an offer for your voice to be heard on where this skatepark should go.

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Massive Northbank riverfront redevelopment underway

Downtown Jacksonville's most significant eyesore is about to receive a transformational makeover. In a city that's bent over backwards to accommodate the automobile since 1950, this project will return a full city block back to its natural state.

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The metamorphosis of Avondale's St. Johns Village

The redevelopment of Avondale's Commander Apartments and St. Johns Village shopping center appears to be finally moving forward after a decade of starts and stops. Here's a brief summary the project's eleven year metamorphosis and a collection of the latest renderings. Take a look and let us know what...

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Urban Construction Update - September 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 September 2016.

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5 big firms hiring you and making jobs in downtown

Interested in finding a job in downtown Jacksonville? Here's five firms looking to add another 1,300 jobs in the urban core.

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Self storage building proposed for Brooklyn's gateway

Elder is a name that has historically been affiliated with the moving and storage business in Jacksonville and now downtown's Elder Street may soon have a self storage building of its own.

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Changing Jacksonville: Then and Now

An interesting comparison of 1943 and 2016 aerials illustrating the impact of expressways penetrating through various Jacksonville neighborhoods and districts.

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Jacksonville: 16 then and now snapshots in time

16 then and now shots of Florida's first major city: Jacksonville.

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Springfield: Jacksonville's Next Inner City Boomtown?

Named after a spring that once flowed near present day West 4th Street, Springfield was initially advertised as a planned suburb of Jacksonville in 1871 by John H. Norton, one of the city's first professional developers.

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