A Different Waterfront

May 14, 2008 32 comments Open printer friendly version of this article Print Article

Today, the majority of Jacksonville's water based industry is located north of the Hart Bridge. During the mid 20th century, the downtown riverfront resembled cities like San Francisco, Seattle, San Diego and New York City. A bustling district filled with wharfs, seafood markets, shipyards, and wholesale water-based industry.

Northbank Waterfront - The Railyards

The west end of the Northbank waterfront was dominated by Atlantic Coast Line railyards and warves catering to warehouses and manufacturing facilities near the popular Jacksonville Terminal.






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