Urban Construction Update - April 2016

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Major construction projects have returned to the landscape of Jacksonville's urban core. Find out where (and more) as we take a brief look at the status of various developments under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville during the month of April 2016.


22. Le Macaron French Pastries

Le Macaron French Pastries is in the process of opening their second Jacksonville location in the Shops of Avondale.

For more information: http://www.lemacaron-us.com/about

Berkshire Avondale

Renovations are underway at the Berkshire Avondale building at 3627 St Johns Avenue.

23. Chomp Chomp

Popular downtown restaurant Chomp Chomp will be relocating to 4162 Herschel Street in Fairfax in May.

24. Luba's Pet Grooming

Luba's Pet Grooming will be opening in the former Cafe Freda space at 2782 Park Street.

25.Five Points Tavern

Five Points Tavern will open at the former site of O'Brothers Irish Pub in May. Featuring regional American food, the restaurant will also include 15 beer taps, wine and cocktails.

26. Riverside Dog Park

Construction on the Riverside Dog Park is now underway. The 2-acre, off-leash park will be located under I-95 in Riverside Park.

For more information: http://www.riversideavondale.org/index.php?id=236

27. Hoptinger Bier Garden and Sausage House

Hoptinger Bier Garden and Sausage House will be investing $1 million to build-out a new restaurant and bar in Five Points at 1037 Park Street. The new restaurant is expected to open in spring 2016.

For more information: http://jacksonville.com/business/2015-08-25/story/hoptinger-open-five-points

The Mazer

A new bar called The Mazer is expected to open at 1512 King Street in June. The bar will specialize in craft beer, cider, mead and wine.

For more information: http://jacksonville.com/entertainment/food-and-dining/2016-03-31/story/new-bar-coming-king-street-its-own-mead-and-cider

29. Bearded Buffalo Brewing Company

Scott McAlister has started interior work on the Bearded Buffalo Brewing Company on King Street. When complete, the entertainment venue will offer craft beer, a broad liquor selection and food. The 99-seat restaurant/bar will be located at 1012 King St. between Burger King and Panda House.

30. Happy Grilled Cheese

Happy Grilled Cheese is opening a brick and mortar across the street in the original Cozy Tea space.

For more information: http://www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2016-mar-happy-grilled-cheese-in-five-points-renderings

31. 3313- 3317 Post Street

Four two-story townhome units are being developed by Hoose Homes and Investments LLC at 3313-3317 Post Street in Murray Hill.

32. South Kitchen and Spirits

Construction is underway on South Kitchen and Spirits at 3638 Park Street. South Kitchen will be a new 250-seat, 8,071-square-foot restaurant.

33. Magnolia's Pub

1198 South Edgewood Avenue will become the new location of Magnolia's Pub. The family friendly restaurant serving waffle sandwiches, salads, dessert waffles, weekend brunch and pub fare was recently approved for a parking reduction and outside sales of beer, wine and liquor. The new restaurant should open in early 2016.

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/Magnoliaspub

La Cena

Downtown's La Cena Ristorante will be moving to 911 Edgewood Avenue in Murray Hill.

For more information: http://www.metrojacksonville.com/forum/index.php?topic=26622.0

1050 Edgewood Avenue

Construction on a new 3,150 square foot coin laundry building for Shin Lee, by Tthe Noble Construction Group, Inc., is now underway at 1050 Edgewood Avenue in Murray Hill.

Blue Martini Liquors

A former convenience store at 3006 Post St. is being remodeled into the Blue Martini Liquors.

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