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The Northbank is Still Alive

With an impressive mix of old and new pedestrian scale architecture and streetscapes, Jacksonville's original city center can still be a pretty lively urban atmosphere at times.

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Urban Neighborhoods: Fletcher Park

Now fully integrated into San Marco, the neighborhood of Fletcher Park is one of Jacksonville's early transit oriented developments.

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Neighborhoods: Clifton

Despite being in existence for 136 years and in close proximity to downtown, Clifton remains an isolated and quiet historic waterfront community.

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A Walk Down Herschel Street

The commercial strip along Herschel developed as a result of the streetcar line that was extended through the corridor to provide service to Ortega in 1908. Today, this strip of Herschel is known for its mix of restaurants, offices, galleries and retail boutiques.

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Urban Neighborhoods: Five Points

In the 1920's, Five Points began as a commercial district catering to the rapidly growing residential areas surrounding it. Although officially a part of the Riverside-Avondale Historic District, Five Points has evolved into one of Jacksonville's most vibrant urban core districts in its own right.

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Neighborhoods: Monterey

Metro Jacksonville takes a look at Arlington's Monterey.

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Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09

A look at one of Jacksonville's most vibrant areas for entertainment, people watching, cycling and walkability; Jacksonville Beach

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Downtown Jacksonville to get Wayfinding Signage?

Over the past three years, Metro Jacksonvlle has pushed for better signage downtown, particularly in the area of wayfinding signage for pedestrians. Now, it looks like Metro Jacksonville is about to get its wish granted. At the July meeting of the Downtown Development Review Board, the group heard a...

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Urban Neighborhoods: Woodstock & Allendale

Surrounded by several rail yards, Woodstock was platted in 1917. Throughout the neighborhood's history, it has been a working class community complementing nearby industrial facilities on Jacksonville's Westside. Today, Metro Jacksonville takes a look in and around Woodstock.

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Blue Cypress Park and Golf Course

Blue Cypress Park was at one time a local 18-hole golf course for the Edenfield River Estates development. Because the park is located in an environmentally sensitive area, plans were developed to reduce the course to a 9-hole golf course and use the remaining area for a natural, resourced-based public...

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