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Jacksonville's early 20th century Chinese community

Following the end of the Civil War, the United States experienced a major wave of immigration, fueling the growth of its urban centers nationwide. While the stories involving immigration in early Jacksonville have been lost to time, Jacksonville was no exception to the rule.

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Spring Park Coffee Opening Jacksonville Location

Popular Green Cove Springs coffee shop and roaster is expanding to Jacksonville.

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Fishweir Brewing Company Coming To Murray Hill

New life proposed for former Fat Kats space along bustling Edgewood Avenue corridor.

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A gut-wrenching scene of a vibrant downtown in 1916

Starring Oliver Hardy and shot in 1916, this brief gut-wrenching silent film scene captures the vibrancy of an early urban core filled with buildings, pedestrians, streetcars, cars and bicycles.

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Craft brewery planned for historic Brooklyn church

Abandoned in 1999, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church is one of the largest buildings still standing in Brooklyn, that date back to the Jacksonville neighborhood's days before demolition and gentrification. Now plans are underway by Bedopas LLC to convert the former sanctuary into one of the city's most interesting...

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TTV Architects wins arts district design competition

A few miles north of Downtown Jacksonville, buildings that once housed window sash, door, paint and bicycle manufacturers could soon spark the revitalization of a forgotten warehouse district that dates back to the early 20th century.

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5 hotel projects on their way to Downtown Jacksonville?

16 years have passed since the last hotel opened its doors in Downtown Jacksonville. After years of inaction, the hotel industry is preparing to take the city's downtown core by storm. Here's a brief look at five sites where hotels are already proposed or under serious consideration.

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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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