A brief look at the status of various projects under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville during the month of January 2013.
The Brazilian Corner restaurant opened at the intersection of Forsyth and Ocean Streets on January 11, 2013.
Might As Well Cafe
The Might As Well Cafe will be opening in this street level retail space at 410 Broad Street. The restaurant will serve French-inspired fare and gourmet sandwiches.
Work continues for a new Family Dollar store at State and Newnan Streets.
Construction on a $3.7 million McDonald's restaurant continues at State and Market Streets.
Construction of 220 Riverside is underway. 220 Riverside will feature 18,000 square feet of retail and 294 apartment units when complete in 2014.
The restoration of Olmstead Gardens and a major parking/landscaping enhancement project is now underway.
Corrado's Bakery Bistro
Corrado's Bakery Bistro will be opening soon at 813 Lomax Street in Five Points.
This former Pizza Palace Restaurant on Five Points' Margaret Street will become the urban core's third 7-Eleven location.
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 will be opening in this historic "streetcar" transit oriented development commercial building (constructed in 1923) at 2216 Oak Street.
Goozlepipe & Guttyworks
Construction is now underway on King Street's Goozlepipe and Guttyworks. The estimated value of the project is $1.5 million.
Pulp Juice Bar
Now new update to report on the long proposed Pulp Juice Bar on Avondale's St. Johns Avenue.
Ale Pie House Italian Restaurant
The Ale Pie House will be opening at 3951 St. Johns Avenue.
College & Stockton Street
Facade restoration work taking place at Stockton Street's Marybuilt Building.