Why Monroe Street Should Not be Rebuilt
This graphic illustrates the main issues in the debate between constructing a new Monroe Street alignment verses a public square in the heart of downtown's walkable core.
Published February 16, 2011 in Development
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Metro Jacksonville has been advocating the idea to develop a public square to better integrate the out-of-scale courthouse structure into the surrounding urban environment since 2008. This graphic has been developed to illustrate how each option can impact connectivity between the courthouse and surrounding land uses.
For more information on this topic:
Duval County Courthouse: Still Stumbling in the Dark
Urban Infill: A Courthouse Square for Jacksonville
Rebuild Monroe Street - Why Bother?
Courthouse Asphalt or Green Space, The Choice is Yours?
Graphic by Ennis Davis
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