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Jacksonville in 1930
« on: July 09, 2015, 03:00:01 AM »
Jacksonville in 1930



Ever wonder what neighborhood commercial strips were originally set up to be walkable? Look no further than this map by George W. Simons, Jr. It presents an interesting look at zoning in Jacksonville during the Great Depression.

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Re: Jacksonville in 1930
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2015, 05:27:56 PM »

 Guess is, in the 1930's there was an emphasis on accommodating the automobile.

I see the Shoppes Of Avondale area designated business,right in line with other historical narrative. Guess we should not be too concerned with Shoppes area walkability after all,having been planned for since the 30's.  :)