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Re: THEME PARK JACKSONVILLE
« Reply #45 on: June 08, 2011, 05:08:05 PM »
The Wave waterpark looks like a hit!
I hope it moves forward, this seems like the right idea for DT and the city.
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Re: THEME PARK JACKSONVILLE
« Reply #46 on: June 08, 2011, 05:56:54 PM »
That does sound pretty awesome. I wonder if any progress has been made with those 'talks' since February. The mix of a water park, nightclub, restaurants... would be a HUGE shot in the arm for Bay Street becoming a true entertainment district. It's something weird but cool about having a water park right on the river.

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Re: THEME PARK JACKSONVILLE
« Reply #47 on: June 08, 2011, 07:16:01 PM »

Streetcar Museum

This is easy, unique theme and park + all city, no limits....

How?

Take one vintage 1912 streetcar system, add carbarn/restoration shop - museum, with store and cafe
Explore adding the fire museum from Metropolitan Park, and some vintage stores.




Pike Place Market, Seattle

toss in

One vintage 1929 idea for "The Jacksonville Quay" a purposely gritty wharf atmosphere with fish market, farm market, crab and charter boats tying up, rounded out by every import locally grown "Pier One" type place, nautical antiques and freight surplus... stack the crates in the floor boys.



Kennywood Trolley Park, PA. Gate

add

A smaller version of "DIXIELAND PARK" an "electric park" of the trolley era, brilliantly lit, with coaster, flume ride, the classic traditional park rides all decorated in gingerbread and steamboat motifs.



Seashore Trolley Museum, ME.

Connect it to

The Main Street-Water Street-Riverside streetcar line
The Beaver Street - Gateway Mall "interurban light rail line"



San Antonio

Sprinkle liberally with Hogan's Creek and a San Antonio style "creek walk" addition to the Riverwalk, heavy on the canopy of big trees, CCC style stone work, canal boats. Location for NOONES outfitters...


Schweeb Systems

Tie in the Landing with the addition of the SCHWEEB human powered monorail ride/transit.


Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy

Blend in a Riverwalk with lifesize "Jacksonville Stars" from Babe Hardy to Machine Gun Kelly to Ray Charles and the Jacksonville Red Caps team, write their story in tinted bronze.


Bass Pro Shop

Finally allow some big dogs like BASS PRO, IKEA, and another premium hotelier in on the game.


Monterey Bay Aquarium, Kelp Bed Exhibit

Shake - Never Stir an Aquarium into the mix...

BLEND INGREDIENTS TURN THEM ON HIGH FOR THE DURATION.

JUMP BACK AND WATCH DOWNTOWN EXPLODE.



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