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Urban Neighborhoods: Lake Shore

Lake Shore is a neighborhood that was developed during a period when Jacksonville's street system began to evolve from an urban based model into one dominated by suburban sprawl.

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Urban Neighborhoods: Avondale

Avondale was one of the first major neighborhoods in Jacksonville to have restrictive covenants. These covenants, requiring two story homes and specific construction techniques, have been successful in creating a community that stands out amongst its Duval County peers 88 years after its conception.

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Exploring Ortega

Ortega is a historic neighborhood known for its giant oak trees, waterfront mansions, and parks located just south of Riverside/Avondale.

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The Avenue of Progress: Edgewood Avenue

Once called the 'Avenue of Progress', Edgewood Avenue serves as Historic Murray Hill's main pedestrian friendly commercial throughfare and is in the middle of a massive makeover.

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Phoenix Avenue Neighborhood Tour

The Phoenix Avenue Neighborhood was developed in the early 1900's as a working class community catering to the railroads and the port.

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Houston Street: Jacksonville's Red Light District

Today, there's not much left, but 100 years ago Houston Street was the epicenter of the city's bustling Red Light District.

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Exploring St. Nicholas

As Jacksonville boomed into a metropolitan city in the late 19th century, the Southbank community of St. Nicholas became an attractive place for residents who wanted to be close to the bustling downtown core, yet away from the congestion that came with city life.

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Jacksonville's Westside: A Photo Tour

An assortment of photographs taken throughout Jacksonville's Westside.

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Urban Neighborhoods: Riverside

Located just south of I-95 and the Fuller Warren Bridge, combined with Avondale, Riverside is one of the largest historic districts in the Southeast.

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Where is it?

Hint: This building is industrial and located north of the central business district.

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