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5 Popular Historic Wholesale Districts
Courtesy of Moderncities.com, here's a quick look at five century-old urban wholesale districts that contribute a unique sense of place and excitement to urban living in their respective communities.Read More
Houston: Jacksonville's Larger Sibling?
Next City's 2016 Vanguard Conference takes us on a visit to the urban core of a larger "Jacksonville": Houston. Here's a look at a southern metropolis that shares several similarities with Florida's largest municipality.Read More
Visions of Vibrancy: Mexico City
The vibrancy of cities comes in all shapes and sizes. Many believe that what works in internationally known cosmopolitan settings may not be applicable for cities such as Jacksonville, which have struggled with embracing walkability. If we look hard enough, we may realize that this type of view should...Read More
Becoming a diamond instead of staying a coal: Asheville
Rob Middleton and several of Metro Jacksonville's followers may be bitter about Jacksonville's potential (http://www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2016-feb-bitter-editorial-about-all-the-potential-rob-middleton) but the residents in this small southern city aren't bitter about their community. Instead...Read More
Is this the South's most underrated downtown?
Article by Ennis DavisRead More
Visions of Vibrancy: Boulder, Colorado
The vibrancy of cities come in all shapes and sizes. Many believe that what works in small town settings may not be applicable for cities such as Jacksonville, which have struggled with embracing walkability. If we look hard enough, we may realize that this type of view should be challenged. Despite...Read More
Jax vs. Miami: Downtowns Headed in Opposite Directions?
Both cities were developed in the era of sunbelt sprawl and both have visions of downtown revitalization. However, one has ambitions of international greatness and the other is still in search of its identity. Today, Metro Jacksonville visits the downtown streets of a Sunbelt city attempting to transform...Read More
Jacksonville vs Anchorage: A larger city by land area
With the help of an original founding member, Metro Jacksonville takes a visit to the downtown of a city that's larger than Jacksonville by land area: Anchorage, Alaska.Read More