Urban Construction Update - October 2012

A brief look at the status of various projects under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville during the month of October 2012.

Published October 29, 2012 in Development - MetroJacksonville.com


Baptist Medical Center Complex Streetscapes

Palm Avenue and Prudential Drive streetscapes, in the vicinity of Baptist Medical Center, are underway.

Baptist/Wolfson's Tower

Court Yard Cafe

The recently completed Court Yard Cafe features a coffee bar, shoe-shine stand, pizzeria and cold cuts counter.

7-Eleven - Union & Main

Construction continues at Union & Main.

McDonald's/Family Dollar

Demolition work is now underway on the former Warren Motors dealership, in preparation for the construction of a new Family Dollar and McDonald's restaurant. The $3.7 million project is expected to be completed before the end of the year.

Duval County Courthouse

Work still remains on the conversion of the old US Post Office into the State Attorney's Office.


Derby on Park

Derby on Park appears to be on pace to open this week in Five Points.  For the latest information: http://www.facebook.com/DerbyOnPark

1534 Oak Street

Although the Black Sheep Restaurant is now open, work continues on 1534 Oak Street.  Black Sheep's menu can be viewed here

Corrado's Bakery Bistro

Corrado's Bakery Bistro will be opening soon at 813 Lomax Street in Five Points.

A new independent music and book store

An independent music and book store will be opening soon at 822 Lomax Street in Five Points.

2216 Oak Street

Snap Fitness will be opening in this historic "streetcar" transit oriented development commercial building (constructed in 1923) at 2216 Oak Street.

The Salty-Fig Southern Gastropub

The Salty Fig, A Southern Gastropub is expected to open at 901 King Street this fall.  Salty Fig will feature a bar, dining area and outdoor sidewalk seating.

Goozlepipe & Guttyworks

Sitework for King Street's Goozlepipe & Guttyworks restaurant continues.

Sweet Revolution Bakery

Sweet Revolution Bakery is going in at 1243 King Street.

CoRK North

A third warehouse, north of Rosselle Street, is being converted into additional studio, gallery and entertainment space in the popular CoRK Arts District.

Pulp Juice Bar

Pulp is still in the process of moving forward with opening their second urban Jacksonville location at the Shops of Avondale.

Robert E. Lee High School


Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic

Work on the Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic continues.

Ardy's Eatable Delyghts

Ardy's Eatable Delyghts will soon occupy the former Jerome Brown BBQ resturant space at 9th & Main Streets.

Confederate Park Playscape


San Marco Boulevard Streetscape

The third phase of the San Marco Boulevard Streetscape project, between Laverne Street and San Marco Square, is underway.

Aardwolf Brewery

Construction continues on the adaptive reuse of this historic Hendricks Avenue ice plant into the Aardwolf Brewery.  

San Marco Station

Grape & Grain Exchange and The Parlour

Work is underway on the Grape & Grain Exchange and The Parlour at 2000 San Marco Boulevard.  When complete, the space will include a 1,300 square foot shope and a 50-seat, 1,800 square foot bar.

Maple Street Biscuit Company

When it opens in November 2012, the Maple Street Biscuit Company will be a southern comfort restaurant with a modern flare.

In fact, that’s just how they describe their new Maple Street Biscuit Co., “inspired Southern comfort food with a modern twist.”

It’s all biscuits — their own recipe, with a twist of maple syrup — turned into breakfast offerings as well as signature sandwiches, including “The Loaded Goat” with a fried chicken breast and a fried goat cheese medallion.

“We’ve been working on the perfect biscuit recipe,” Moore said Monday in the 2,400-square-foot space, which is being transformed into an almost 50-seat “community café.”

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Update by Ennis Davis

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