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Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« on: February 28, 2013, 03:00:39 AM »
Urban Construction Update - February 2013



A brief look at the status of various projects under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville during the month of February 2013.

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Re: Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2013, 05:10:19 AM »
A lot of nice positive projects. Thanks for the update.

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Re: Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2013, 05:33:18 AM »
Where is the goozlepipe surface lot?  What did they demolish to build that?

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Re: Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2013, 07:13:58 AM »
Since new housing infill is being highlighted now, 22 E. 5th Street should be on the list. A 2-story going up now. Also, net-zero housing on Liberty Street is set to break ground in the next couple months as well.

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Re: Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2013, 07:25:02 AM »
^Thanks, Bill. Is this multifamily?  I'll have to check it out.
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Re: Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2013, 07:28:27 AM »
Where is the goozlepipe surface lot?  What did they demolish to build that?

It's on Forbes, directly behind Panda House.  I believe it was an empty when it was acquired but it originally had a house on.
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Re: Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2013, 08:35:52 AM »
The net-zero housing is supposed to be single-family.  They were approved at last nights HPC meeting for the construction of two houses.
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Re: Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2013, 09:10:59 AM »
How is that McDonald's so expensive??  G&G costs less than half as much and will be larger than McD's.

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Re: Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2013, 09:16:05 AM »
How is that McDonald's so expensive??  G&G costs less than half as much and will be larger than McD's.

because they bought a much larger parcel of land....had to demolish the old car dealership and completely rebuild the drainage system

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Re: Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2013, 09:26:05 AM »
^Then I hope they sell a ton of nuggets to recoup that cost.

Robert E Lee looks gorgeous.  I hope MM is able to accomplish their buildout on that very quick timeline, but I have my doubts.  Can't wait for the train station to take shape and continue the growth of the Hendricks Ave corridor. 

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Re: Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« Reply #10 on: February 28, 2013, 10:18:57 AM »
Lee does look good. I was there from 1992-1996, it wasn't in too bad of shape then, it had been redone after that large fire in the 80s just about took out the third and second floors.

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Re: Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« Reply #11 on: February 28, 2013, 10:39:33 AM »
^Then I hope they sell a ton of nuggets to recoup that cost.

With nearly 70,000 cars on State/Union every day, they'll sell them and more.  I wouldn't be surprised to see more similar type development along this corridor in the next few years. I just wish we saw the importance in modifying our zoning policy to encourage more multimodal friendly development along this stretch to help bridge the gap between downtown and Springfield.
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Re: Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« Reply #12 on: February 28, 2013, 12:03:37 PM »
Oh Urban Construction Update, my favorite day of the month!

Date on Aardwolf still has January.
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Re: Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« Reply #13 on: February 28, 2013, 01:48:50 PM »
I was in Aardwolf last weekend for the first time in a long time. It's really impressive. The tap room will be open next week or so, though they won't be able to brew beer yet (and they won't be able to serve it for another month or so after that.)
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Re: Urban Construction Update - February 2013
« Reply #14 on: February 28, 2013, 11:49:11 PM »
Seems like that Ardy's joint in Springfield has been "coming" for 2 years now???