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Glen Myra: The Neighborhood Industry Built

Glen Myra is an early 20th century neighborhood one can say that industry built. One could say it was early industrial Jacksonville’s answer to a community where one could live, work and play.

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Dollar General Proposes Springfield Location

Long vacant site along struggling commercial corridor in Historic Springfield is the location for a proposed Dollar General store.

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Taking a trip to Atlantic Beach

Modern Cities takes a look at the sunny side of the ditch, in a community entrenched in history, with a recent flair for modern homes and neighborhood compactness. Owing much of its existence to railroad magnate Henry Flagler, Atlantic Beach is Duval County's densest municipality and home to one of the...

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Overlooked black history: Durkeeville

Situated on the opposite side of Interstate 95 from downtown, Durkeeville is a historic neighborhood not as well known or promoted as its neighbors to the east and south. Also known as Mid-Westside Jacksonville, this neighborhood is the result of the growth and prosperity of Jacksonville's African-American...

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Exploring North Florida: Fernandina Beach

Jacksonville may be Northeast Florida's largest city and St. Augustine may be the nation's oldest, but if you're willing to explore, you'll discover the First Coast is filled with many interesting communities. Named in honor of Spain's King Ferdinand VII, Fernandina Beach is a well-preserved historic...

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Abandoned & Forgotten: Moncrief Road Cemeteries

Closing in on 900,000 residents, Jacksonville is a bustling Sunbelt city with a bright future. However, a visit to its Moncrief Road Cemetery district suggests it is a community that does not respect or value its African-American heritage or history. Once operated and maintained by Florida's first African-American...

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Inside the abandoned Richmond Hotel

Built in 1909, the Richmond Hotel was once one of the finest hotels in Downtown Jacksonville for African-Americans during the Jim Crow era. Featuring 48 upper floor rooms, its famed guests included Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald and Billy Holiday. The Richmond closed for good in the early...

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Fairfield: Jacksonville's First Entertainment District

The mixing of sports, entertainment and heavy industry gave birth to one of the first incorporated towns in Duval County nearly 140 years ago. Now located under the belly of the Mathews Bridge and a popular tailgating spot for Jacksonville Jaguars games, here’s the story behind the neighborhood of...

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Reimagining the Springfield Warehouse District

Courtesy of Emerging Design Professionals (EDP), Modern Cities takes a look inside a group of long abandoned Springfield warehouses, destined to anchor what could become Jacksonville's version of Miami's Wynwood Walls District: The proposed Jacksonville School for the Arts and the Phoenix Arts District.

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North Shore: The Northside's Best Kept Secret

Once the Jacksonville's northern border along the Trout River, North Shore is a quiet enclave of tranquility that has stood the test of time.

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