4 Years of Brown: Taking DT Jax to the next level!

June 30, 2015 45 comments Open printer friendly version of this article Print Article

On July 1, 2011, Mayor Alvin Brown became the first African American Mayor in Jacksonville's history. At the time, Mayor Brown promised that he would take Jacksonville to the Next Level. Revitalizing downtown Jacksonville was a major part of his plan to do just that. In honor of his last day as Mayor of the City of Jacksonville, here's a look at a few major downtown projects completed or under construction during Mayor Alvin Brown's four years in office.

Under Construction

Over the last year, there has definitely been an increase in the amount of projects completed, under construction and proposed. With the economy improving and downtown excitement growing, it is now time for Mayor-elect Lenny Curry to continue the city's renaissance.

Beaver Street Villas

Brooklyn Riverside

Cowford Chophouse

JTA Flyer Bus Rapid Transit

Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center

Northeast Florida Regional Transportation Management Center

Parador Parking Garage

Riverside YMCA

Article by Ennis Davis, AICP. Contact Ennis at edavis@moderncities.com

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