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SeaGrove: St. Augustine Beach gets it right
« on: September 10, 2007, 11:15:00 AM »
SeaGrove: St. Augustine Beach gets it right



SeaGrove  is a 116 acre mixed-use, pedestrian friendly community located in St. Augustine Beach.  This community is a great example of quality land planning in suburban areas of the region.

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Re: SeaGrove: St. Augustine Beach gets it right
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2007, 12:18:37 PM »
Very attractive and I'm sure that the design helped to get it approved quickly. I would like, however, to put a different spin on such "pedestrian friendly communities."
Hopefully this "new community" is not built in the coastal high hazard zone, schools nearby can accommodate the influx of students and new ones won't have to be built, nearby affordable housing exists to provide workers for the upscale grocery store and shops, sewer and water lines coming over from mainland are sufficient capacity to avoid salt water intrusion or run-off into the attractive marshes,that real jobs for the upper income residents are close by, not an hour long commute into Jacksonville.
Oh, yes, and what was on the 116 acres before SeaGrove? Why did it take so long to develop it?

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Re: SeaGrove: St. Augustine Beach gets it right
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2007, 01:22:28 PM »
The 116 acre tract was formerly Cooksey's Campground.
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Re: SeaGrove: St. Augustine Beach gets it right
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2007, 11:07:24 AM »
The "already open" specialty store has already closed, for what it's worth.