What if Jacksonville Suddenly Woke Up? Part I

March 28, 2013 17 comments Open printer friendly version of this article Print Article

Some say, Jacksonville is a diamond that wants to remain coal. What would it be like if Jacksonville were a city that didn't hate itself... led by people who acknowledged its achievements? Here are a few things that possibly would have happened in New York, Rome, London Paris, Seattle, or San Francisco if the leaders that made them into Great Cities had been given our city and history.

Jacksonville companies headquartered downtown

Peterbrookes, The Loop Pizza and Winn Dixie would all have gigantic headquarters in the center of town that rivaled the marooned Cruise Ship of a Building that Preston Haskell's company erected to itself on Riverside Avenue. There would be standing lines for tours of Sally Industry.

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