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Abandoned Jacksonville: Seminole Club
« on: March 13, 2014, 03:00:02 AM »
Abandoned Jacksonville: Seminole Club



For a century, the Seminole Club was a place for Jacksonville's elite. Now it's just one of many Downtown Jacksonville buildings sitting empty.

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Re: Abandoned Jacksonville: Seminole Club
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2014, 03:04:32 AM »
Looks like its in good condition which is not always the case here.

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Re: Abandoned Jacksonville: Seminole Club
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2014, 07:20:29 AM »
Holy hell!  That place is fantastic inside! 

Who owns it now?  What's its status?
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« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2014, 07:51:31 AM »
It is hard to believe this is not a night club /restaurant... or something...
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Re: Abandoned Jacksonville: Seminole Club
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2014, 08:10:23 AM »
Looks like it is tight or they are still running HVAC. Only three damaged ceiling tile. Empty yes.....but "abandoned" seems a little inaccurate.

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Re: Abandoned Jacksonville: Seminole Club
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2014, 08:37:20 AM »
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« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2014, 09:08:24 AM »
Holy hell!  That place is fantastic inside! 

Who owns it now?  What's its status?

Owned by Royal Bank America, after they foreclosed.

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Re: Abandoned Jacksonville: Seminole Club
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2014, 09:13:20 AM »
I believe it has been on the market a while.

Didn't HBO film some scenes from their movie about the Florida electoral vote recount inside the building?

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Re: Abandoned Jacksonville: Seminole Club
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2014, 09:29:19 AM »
I remember going here as a kid for family dinners, and in particular walking in on a raunchy bachelor party in the private bar upstairs. Didn't quite understand what I was seeing, but stole a few Playboys from the locker room to further my research.

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Re: Abandoned Jacksonville: Seminole Club
« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2014, 09:40:01 AM »
Part of the Hemming plaza curse!
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Re: Abandoned Jacksonville: Seminole Club
« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2014, 09:46:32 AM »
I always wondered what the interior was like. Great pics.

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« Reply #11 on: March 13, 2014, 10:08:07 AM »
That would be a great location for a restaurant/ Jacksonville museum. Since that area is already established with the library and JMOCA, a museum that perhaps highlights Hemming Park ( Ax handle , great fire, Presidential speeches, etc) would be a good idea, I think. Jacksonville Historic Council should be all over this.

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Re: Abandoned Jacksonville: Seminole Club
« Reply #12 on: March 13, 2014, 10:10:32 AM »
Too worried about Food Trucks!!

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Re: Abandoned Jacksonville: Seminole Club
« Reply #13 on: March 13, 2014, 10:46:39 AM »
What a beautiful place.  I wish it would become a social club again.  Or restaurant and museum per Dapperdan's suggestion.

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Re: Abandoned Jacksonville: Seminole Club
« Reply #14 on: March 13, 2014, 01:50:24 PM »
This is one hell of a building. Hopefully someone will take this up and do something cool with it.
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