A brief look at the status of various projects under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville during the month of April 2013.
RIVERSIDE/AVONDALE and ST. JOHNS PARK
Bold City Brewery Expansion
Riverside's popular Bold City Brewery is in the process of doubling the size of the their operation. When complete, the five year old brewery will contain 28,000 square feet.
The restoration of Olmstead Gardens and a major parking/landscaping enhancement project continues. The project includes expanding the museum's cafe to include outdoor seating along Riverside Avenue.
Corrado's Bakery Bistro
Corrado's Bakery Bistro will be opening soon at 813 Lomax Street in Five Points.
7-Eleven @ Prado Walk
7-Eleven is in the process of taking over a Riverside Avenue space formerly occupied by the International Grill restaurant.
Goozlepipe & Guttyworks
Construction is now underway on King Street's Goozlepipe and Guttyworks. The estimated value of the project is $1.5 million. Located at 914 King Street, Goozlepipe and Guttyworks will be a Steampunk-themed restaurant and bar.
1012 King Street
1012 King Street was recently acquired by the owner of the nearby Garage, Loft, and Rogue bars. Tenantive plans call for the conversion of this building into a restaurant specializing in hamburgers.
Mellow Mushroom Avondale
Mellow Mushroom has filed plans with the City to develop the Avondale restaurant. The restaurant's Facebook page indicates a June opening.
Pulp Juice Bar
Pulp Juice Bar's long awaited second location on Avondale's St. Johns Avenue is finally moving forward. Building permits were issued in late January.
Metro Diner - Roosevelt Square
Metro Diner will be opening a new location in the former Harry's Restaurant space at Roosevelt Square.
Robert E. Lee High School
Reconstruction continues to progress at Robert E. Lee High School.
Eagle Eye Care
Eagle Eye Care is constructing a new 5,423 square foot facility at 714 Stockton Street.