A brief look at the status of various projects under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville during the month of February 2013.
The restoration of Olmstead Gardens and a major parking/landscaping enhancement project continues.
Corrado's Bakery Bistro
Corrado's Bakery Bistro will be opening soon at 813 Lomax Street in Five Points.
1020 Park Street
A new cafe has recently opened at 1020 Park Street in Five Points. This was the former location of Spot 5 on Park.
2136 St. Johns Avenue
2136 St. Johns Avenue is a good example of infill new construction residential in the urban core.
2216 Oak Street
Snap Fitness' move into this historic "streetcar" transit oriented development commercial building (constructed in 1923) at 2216 Oak Street is complete.
Goozlepipe & Guttyworks
Construction is now underway on King Street's Goozlepipe and Guttyworks. The estimated value of the project is $1.5 million.
Goozlepipe & Guttyworks' new surface parking lot
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.
Ale Pie House Italian Restaurant
The Ale Pie House will be opening at 3951 St. Johns Avenue.
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.
Terra Restaurant will be opening soon at 4250 Herschel Street. It will feature local, sustainable and world ingredients, including some vegetables and herbs from the restaurant’s own organic garden. Terra will offer both lunch and dinner service. Sunday brunch service will follow in the coming weeks.
Waffle House - Roosevelt Boulevard
One of several Waffle Houses being built in Jacksonville is nearing completion on Roosevelt Boulevard.