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Jacksonville by Neighborhood => Downtown => Topic started by: thelakelander on November 05, 2019, 09:58:00 PM

Title: Klutho-Designed Florida Baptist Building Under Contract
Post by: thelakelander on November 05, 2019, 09:58:00 PM
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Downtown Jacksonville's historic but long empty former Florida Baptist Convention Building, designed by famed Jacksonville architect Henry John Klutho, is under contract to be renovated by JWB Real Estate Capital.

Full article: https://www.thejaxsonmag.com/article/klutho-designed-florida-baptist-building-under-contract/
Title: Re: Klutho-Designed Florida Baptist Building Under Contract
Post by: Captain Zissou on November 06, 2019, 09:38:38 AM
It's exciting to see JWB and Sifakis take on new types of projects, especially in the urban core. I hope they are successful in turning this property and this section of downtown around.
Title: Re: Klutho-Designed Florida Baptist Building Under Contract
Post by: Wacca Pilatka on November 06, 2019, 10:22:36 AM
Wonderful surprise if it comes to fruition.  I considered this a deeply endangered building.