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Urban Neighborhoods: Robinson's Addition

Nestled between major rail lines leading to Downtown Jacksonville, Robinson's Addition is a major industrial area and small collection of residential streetcar suburbs that were platted during the boom period following the Great Fire of 1901.

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Urban Parks: St. Johns River Park

Now known as Friendship Park, the 11 acre St. Johns River Park Marina is one of the most underutilized popular public spaces in Downtown Jacksonville.

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Connecting FCCJ's Downtown Campus

FCCJ's Downtown Campus represents the institution's academic presence in the heart of the urban core. Many of the programs offered at the Downtown Campus are vocation in nature, such as building construction and automotive repair. Other programs focus on GED, high school completion, adult literacy,...

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Urban Neighborhoods: Lackawanna

Lackawanna originally saw growth as a streetcar suburb that was an attractive residential location for workers employed at the nearby massive Seaboard Air Line Shops and Terminals.Although the streetcar line and railroad shops are long gone, the community that owes its existance to them still lives on.

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A Look at the Neighborhood of Lakewood

Lakewood is located at the intersection of San Jose and University Blvd's. It is a predominantly residential area with houses built in the 1950's. The community has several churches, two shopping centers, and a number of streets named after major private colleges, such as Clemson, Cornell, Fordham,...

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Urban Parks: Veterans Memorial Wall

The Veterans Memorial Wall is located at 1145 East Adams Street, adjacent to the Jacksonville Municipal Stadium. The quarter-million dollar monument was dedicated in November 1995 and serves as an inspiring tribute to more than 1,500 area war heroes who died defending our nation.

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Brooklyn: Downtown's Final Frontier

Characterized by narrow gridded streets, Brooklyn was platted shortly after the Civil War by Miles Price, a Confederate veteran, in 1868. Although the neighborhood carries a Northern name, the east/west streets are named after Confederate generals. The north/south streets were originally named after...

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Urban Parks: Northbank Riverwalk

The ever expanding Northbank Riverwalk is one of the most popular and well-used attractions in Downtown Jacksonville. The 2 mile greenway connects Riverside with Downtown.

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A Day at the Jacksonville Farmer's Market

Nearly two years after Metro Jacksonville pushed to move this local institution downtown, The Jacksonville Farmer's Market continues to remain one of the urban core's most popular destinations.

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Urban Parks: Cancer Survivor`s Park

Featuring scale replicas of each of Jacksonville's beautiful bridges spanning a pond shaped like the St. Johns River, Cancer Survivor's Park is truly a beautiful and inspirational part of Downtown Jacksonville.

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