More infill housing underway in Jax's urban core

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Momentum in the densification of Jacksonville's urban core picks up steam as more projects continue to break ground. Quietly, construction is now underway on two multifamily infill developments, adding a combined 233 apartment units in the inner city.

Bishopgate Apartments

TriBridge Residential's Bishopgate Apartments (TriBridge Residential)

In Riverside's Five Points area, work is now underway on the long awaited 125-unit Bishopgate Apartments development. Located at 500 and 550 Bishop Gate Lane and being developed by TriBridge Residential of Atlanta, Bishopgate will be comprised of two five-story apartment buildings featuring 84 one-bedroom and 41 two-bedroom units.

Site work is now underway at the Bishopgate development

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Article by Ennis Davis, AICP. Davis is a certified senior planner and graduate of Florida A&M University. He is the author of the award winning books “Reclaiming Jacksonville,” “Cohen Brothers: The Big Store” and “Images of Modern America: Jacksonville.” Davis has served with various organizations committed to improving urban communities, including the American Planning Association and the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation. A 2013 Next City Vanguard, Davis is the co-founder of Metro and — two websites dedicated to promoting fiscally sustainable communities — and Transform Jax, a tactical urbanist group. Contact Ennis at