Urban Construction Update - June 2013

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A brief look at the status of various projects under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville during the month of June 2013.


Workspaces, Inc.

Workspaces, Inc. is investing $200,000 in the buildout of a 5,500-square-foot storefront at 121 West Forsyth Street.  Based out of Orlando, Workspaces, Inc. is an office furniture dealer.

Yates Parking Garage Murals

Murals are being added to the Yates Parking Garage on East Adams Street as a part of the Cultural Council and the Art in Public Places Committee's launch of the Spark District.  The murals are being painted simultaneously by Northeast Florida artists Felici Asteniza, Joey Fillastre and Sean Mahan.

The Volstead

115 West Adams will be transformed into downtown's latest bar, The Volstead. The Volstead will be an "upscale bourbon bar with a 1920s theme".

Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce

The $3.4 million renovation of the Chamber of Commerce building and property continues.

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.

605 New Center Hotel

LaVilla's long closed New Center Hotel at 605 North Broad Street is being renovated by nearby Clara White Mission into office and housing space.

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