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Images of the aftermath of Hurricane Irma

Although Hurricane Irma was in the process of transitioning into a tropical storm when its outer bands moved through Jacksonville, a confluence of weather patterns caused a Category 3-level storm surge, flooding many parts of the center city and other areas on the waterways. Here are a few images of...

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Wells Fargo Building Still Without Power

Hurricane Irma had a significant impact on downtown Jacksonville, and one of the largest building in the urban core still sits dark.

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6 Places Jacksonville Should Have Saved

It can be argued that Jacksonville is a city that has lost much of its historical identity over the years, due to untimely demolition of unique parts of its urban fabric. Here's six culturally significant downtown buildings that should have never been allowed to be demolished. Take a look and let us...

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Hightide Burrito Co Opening 2nd Location

Local entrepreneur opening 2nd location of popular eatery to boost dinner sales and serve booming Avondale and Ortega neighborhoods.

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Urban Construction Update - August 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 August 2017.

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Who was Chopstick Charley?

Although it's Jacksonville's oldest Chinese restaurant the majority of Jaxons most likely believe it closed year's ago.

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The rise and fall of Grande Boulevard Mall

The story of Jacksonville’s Grande Boulevard Mall is one that can be described as a retail dream gone horribly wrong, yet the end result achieving the original vision of Victor Gruen, the architect of the first modern mall.

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Updated Urban Jax Major Projects & Development List

Welcome to the Urban Development Master List. This list contains major active and proposed developments within Jacksonville's urban core neighborhoods of Downtown, Brooklyn, Riverside, San Marco and Springfield. In the upcoming months, this project list will be expanded to include additional areas of...

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LaVilla: The Rise & Fall of a Great Black Neighborhood

A detailed timeline illustrating the rise and fall of a great Jacksonville African-American neighborhood: LaVilla

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Jacksonville’s Civil War Memorials

Although few in number compared to many other Southern cities, a variety of monuments and memorials commemorating the Civil War exist in Jacksonville. These include graves, historic sites associated with camps and battles, monuments to those on both sides of the war, and schools and placenames dedicated...

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