A century ago, Jacksonville was the center of a highly progressive architectural community. Over time, we have become a conservative community with little regard for the importance of architecture in our urban landscape. Here is a collection of images showcasing several significant structures that no longer exist in the downtown area. A few came down in fires; others were replaced by larger structures. Most were simply torn down and replaced with parking garages and surface lots. Hopefully, one day reminders showing what we have lost will provoke our community to work harder to save what's left.
Published April 13, 2012 in History
13. Lane Drugs - SE corner of Forsyth & Main (current location of metal parking deck)
14. Jacksonville Terminal - Prime Osborn Convention Center
16. Houston Street Bordellos - Houston & Davis
17. Looking east down Adams Street - Intersection of Adams & Julia
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