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The Barnett gearing up to come back to life
« on: September 21, 2017, 06:20:02 AM »
The Barnett gearing up to come back to life



On Thursday, September 21st, Jacksonville's Downtown Development Review Board (DDRB) will consider granting conceptual and final design approval for the long awaited mixed-use project known as The Barnett. Here's a brief look at what will be coming their way.

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Re: The Barnett gearing up to come back to life
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2017, 09:19:43 AM »
I can't wait.

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Re: The Barnett gearing up to come back to life
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2017, 09:48:25 AM »
They have built my hopes up so high. This needs to happen.

Is there additional retail space on the street other than the bank?

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Re: The Barnett gearing up to come back to life
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2017, 10:38:53 AM »
The floor plan in the presentation illustrates a smaller retail space facing Adams Street. That may be where Vagabond Coffee is going.
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« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2017, 11:49:48 AM »
I am curious if they will re-activate the clock on top of the building (listed as future signage area) and if the lobby will look like it did in its heyday.
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Re: The Barnett gearing up to come back to life
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2017, 12:23:32 PM »
I am curious if they will re-activate the clock on top of the building (listed as future signage area) and if the lobby will look like it did in its heyday.

As I recall, the original plans called for reactivating the clock.  The signage can go on two sides (where the Barnett logos were in the 70s and 80s) with the clock active on the other two.
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Re: The Barnett gearing up to come back to life
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2017, 01:20:18 PM »
Looks good, and better yet, achievable. Get it going!
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Re: The Barnett gearing up to come back to life
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2017, 11:35:35 PM »
I am curious if they will re-activate the clock on top of the building (listed as future signage area) and if the lobby will look like it did in its heyday.

I am curious about that too. An active clock on top of the Barnett would be one of those little things that would add to the fabric of Downtown.

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« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2017, 04:30:43 PM »
It's about damn time! Keep the wheels turning and the barrels rolling. DON'T DROP THE BALL!!!
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« Reply #9 on: September 22, 2017, 08:56:07 PM »
Rent prices sure are affordable.

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« Reply #10 on: September 23, 2017, 08:26:31 AM »
I know; the rent prices are not only affordable, but extremely doable. I love it! I will probably be moving back to BIG JAX very soon.
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