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Metro Jacksonville Book Wins Award
« on: April 29, 2013, 05:06:40 PM »
Metro Jacksonville Book Wins Award



The Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission has notified Metro Jacksonville, that its recently released book, Cohen Brothers: The Big Store, will be the recipient of a 2013 Preservation Award.  Cohen Brothers: The Big Store, shares the history of Jacksonville's department store industry and major retail in downtown from the Civil War through the present by focusing on the rise and fall of the Northbank's largest store: Cohen Brothers, The Big Store.

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« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2013, 05:24:17 PM »
Very, very well deserved.  I love everything about this book.  It's not just a story about a store and a company, but of the entire history of urban and suburban department store retail in Jacksonville, full of vivid and personal memories about the downtown stores and observations on downtown renewal plans and projects.  It's remarkably thorough yet concise.  The photos are great.  I can't recommend it highly enough!
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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2013, 05:27:19 PM »
Rock on Ennis!  Well done.  Did you know that Gloria is also being honored for her restoration work.  So very proud of you guys.  :)
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« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2013, 05:55:55 PM »
Congratulations Ennis and Gloria. Well deserved.

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« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2013, 07:54:55 PM »
Wonderful. You two are such great resources for our city. Thank you.

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« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2013, 08:37:31 PM »
Congratulations, Ennis and Gloria.  My wife used to work at May Cohen's so she will love this book.

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« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2013, 09:39:28 PM »
congrats to Ennis, Gloria, AND Sarah...hopefully I'll be able to stop in at the awards ceremony Thursday night!

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« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2013, 11:36:36 PM »
Congratulations :)

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« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2013, 01:31:16 AM »
Congrats Ennis and all.  Very enjoyable and informative book.   

I remember shopping when it was only "Cohen Bros." in the forties and fifties.

The book was lots of hard work I know.  Much time involved.  Well done.

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« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2013, 06:33:27 AM »
Wonderful news!  Congrats Ennis, Sarah, and Gloria... More to come I am sure!  8)
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« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2013, 08:39:28 AM »
Congrats to Ennis and all others involved.

Fantastic idea for a book, and even better execution.
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