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NEIGHBORHOOD: OLD ARLINGTON HISTORY REVEALED
« on: February 07, 2015, 03:00:04 AM »
NEIGHBORHOOD: OLD ARLINGTON HISTORY REVEALED



From EU Jacksonville and written by Erin Thursby.

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Re: NEIGHBORHOOD: OLD ARLINGTON HISTORY REVEALED
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2015, 09:46:23 AM »
With Jacksonville being the city of bridges,  it is good to reflect on the effect of the building of each bridge.  South Jacksonville went from a rural setting to the development of San Marco when the Acosta Bridge was built in 1921, just as Arlington left its rural setting behind when the Matthews Bridge was built in the 1950's.  The Main Street Bridge altered Jacksonviile's downtown sector forever to the detriment of downtown's commercial sector.  The Fuller Warren bridge, cutting across the Southbank, destroyed much of what was once the City of South Jacksonville. 

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Re: NEIGHBORHOOD: OLD ARLINGTON HISTORY REVEALED
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2015, 02:28:39 PM »
They do great work to watch over old Arlington! I have owned a beautiful building, custom built for Adult Day Care, at 6318 Arlington Rd., right across from old silent movie studio and they have always worked to fight unsightly signs and unlicensed building ( the former Florist on University Blavd N. attempting to convert to Child care without proper permitting).
My beautiful building is now up for rent or sale  and I know the Realtor is contacted as soon as this wonderful group sees trash!!
I am so grateful for their overseeing old Arlington!!