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A Look Inside Downtown's Ritz Theatre & Museum
« on: February 12, 2016, 03:00:04 AM »
A Look Inside Downtown's Ritz Theatre & Museum



The Ritz Theater has stood in the historic Jacksonville neightborhood of LaVilla for years, but what history lies behind its walls?

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Re: A Look Inside Downtown's Ritz Theatre & Museum
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2016, 09:59:45 AM »
I've been to a show there.  Very cool place.  It would be nice to see some things spring up around it.  Right now there's a whole lot of nothingness.
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Re: A Look Inside Downtown's Ritz Theatre & Museum
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2016, 11:01:34 AM »
^This is Exhibit A on when revitalizing a historic district, you don't just save the best buildings and demolish the rest. The Theatre is awesome, but I wouldn't exactly call the area around it...happening. It's aware between two surface freeways (State and Union) with no buildings nearby (save for the Jacksonville Urban League office building).