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Laura Street Transfer Station Improves
« on: July 02, 2008, 05:00:00 AM »
Laura Street Transfer Station Improves



Over the years, Downtown Jacksonville has become known for medicore development that ignores the pedestrian.  Here is one development that has made strides in improving the walking experience along its borders.

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Re: Laura Street Transfer Station Improves
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2008, 10:06:49 AM »
MUCH MUCH Better!!!

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Re: Laura Street Transfer Station Improves
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2008, 11:51:54 AM »
Still seems so.... "blah". I guess it's better than a sandy parking lot but it looks so non-descript.

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Re: Laura Street Transfer Station Improves
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2008, 11:55:29 AM »
It definately won't win any design awards, but adding some glass and storefronts on the corners and Laura Street will help give people a reason to wonder into the gulf that divides Springfield from Downtown.
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Re: Laura Street Transfer Station Improves
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2008, 11:55:35 AM »
The renderings don't do it much justice.  The brick and architecture are simple but should look pretty good when the building is finished.

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Re: Laura Street Transfer Station Improves
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2008, 12:17:53 PM »
The redesign looks much better. I'm glad see to someone is listening out there. I still think is needs a lighthouse.

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Re: Laura Street Transfer Station Improves
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2008, 08:50:40 PM »
BRAVO! Mis amigos. Con mucho gusto!

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Re: Laura Street Transfer Station Improves
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2008, 01:34:39 PM »
LOL a lighthouse! seriously this is great news. i think we have turned a corner here. lets hope the trend continues

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Re: Laura Street Transfer Station Improves
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2009, 02:29:25 PM »
Hmmm, was wondering if anyone has seen any progress on this one....

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Re: Laura Street Transfer Station Improves
« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2009, 02:45:30 PM »
Well, I attend to agree with most others.  It's better than the present lot, however, it still leaves much, much to be desired.   These buildings are tired, uninspiring, and just plain drab.  Where is the vision?