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Urban Neighborhoods: Fairfield
« on: March 13, 2009, 06:00:00 AM »
Urban Neighborhoods: Fairfield



Located beneath the Matthews Bridge lies one of urban Jacksonville's oldest communities: Fairfield

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Re: Urban Neighborhoods: Fairfield
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2009, 07:45:54 AM »
What is the school being used for?
Who uses the basin under the Matthews Bridge?

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Re: Urban Neighborhoods: Fairfield
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2009, 08:26:23 AM »
The Fairfield area is another potential Springfield.  I little investment... TLC... and Voila!
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Re: Urban Neighborhoods: Fairfield
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2009, 08:39:57 AM »
I think the old Fairfield school is being used as a correctional institute. Or at least it was a couple of years ago.
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Re: Urban Neighborhoods: Fairfield
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2009, 08:43:42 AM »
Definitely another diamond in the rough neighborhood with Springfield-like potential. Never thought I'd say this, but I curse the day chain-link fence was invented.

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Re: Urban Neighborhoods: Fairfield
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2009, 08:57:22 AM »
The school is being used as a head start facility.
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Re: Urban Neighborhoods: Fairfield
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2009, 09:58:00 AM »
What about Wild Bill's.

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Re: Urban Neighborhoods: Fairfield
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2009, 11:03:35 AM »
I really enjoy these neighborhood posts, finding out the history and background of parts of Jax that I know nothing about, thanks!

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Re: Urban Neighborhoods: Fairfield
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2009, 11:18:38 AM »
The school is being used as a head start facility.

Oh, thanks. I was misinformed.
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Re: Urban Neighborhoods: Fairfield
« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2009, 10:34:43 PM »
I have to agree with James.  As a recent arrival in Jax, learning about the city's history is interesting and important to me.  I especially love the old photos!  Your journalism is short enough for a quick read and you include many pictures from the past as well as today.  Keep up the good work!

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Re: Urban Neighborhoods: Fairfield
« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2009, 10:48:31 PM »
What is the red church building with the tri-color steeple?

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Re: Urban Neighborhoods: Fairfield
« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2009, 08:33:22 AM »
Livingston Mission Methodist Episcopal Church:
http://www.metrojacksonville.com/content/view/1033