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Timkin

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Re: Inside the Park View Inn
« Reply #135 on: May 09, 2010, 01:36:56 AM »
couldn't tell you . I was never in it. but it seems abandoned..  The Kyle Funeral Home is the one I am speaking of.. think its 3 or 4 story Brick.  kind of a nice looking Facade ... probably will follow suit of all the vacated buildings....Vandalism , etc .


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Re: Inside the Park View Inn
« Reply #136 on: May 16, 2010, 10:18:24 AM »
I was wondering, does anyone have pictures of the Park View Inn when it first opened? I have searched the internet for old pics of it and can't find any. It would be really interesting to see this building in its hay day!

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Re: Inside the Park View Inn
« Reply #137 on: May 16, 2010, 10:32:15 AM »

This is all I have - not a picture per se, but an actual postcard from it when it was still called the Heart of Jacksonville. Nice when it was brand new.

 
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Timkin

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Re: Inside the Park View Inn
« Reply #138 on: May 16, 2010, 11:58:16 AM »
Wow.....what a mess it is now.  I have no idea why they changed it to look like it currently does. It was actually attractive in the rendering .

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Re: Inside the Park View Inn
« Reply #139 on: November 15, 2011, 09:46:28 PM »
My wife, who was my girlfriend at the time and I stayed at the Heart of Jacksonville Hotel back in 1977. We stayed on the floor that the pool was on. I remember walking down the hallway then through a breezeway and out to the pool area. We were only 18 and 16 at the time. Its a shame that is has fallen into such disrepair. So sad as it was so nice back then.

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Re: Inside the Park View Inn
« Reply #140 on: January 23, 2016, 03:36:31 PM »
Since I made this post nearly 8 years ago, I do know that the gas plant survived the Great Fire of 1901. There's a picture floating around on this site somewhere, showing everything (except it) being in ruins during the fire's aftermath.
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Re: Inside the Park View Inn
« Reply #141 on: January 25, 2016, 05:34:45 PM »
so reading through the entire thread, at some point in the last 6 years they tore down everything but the parking structure and then...stopped? Last time I drove through there a couple months ago, it looked like it was abandoned...again.

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