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City Council adopts North San Marco Neighborhood Action Plan

City Council adopts North San Marco Neighborhood Action Plan

With unanimous support of the City Council’s Land Use and Zoning Committee, the City Planning and Development Department, the San Marco Preservation Society and the San Marco community at large, the Jacksonville City Council approved…

Downtown Dwellers to raise money for Southbank mural

Downtown Dwellers to raise money for Southbank mural

The idea to spruce up the “Little Gray House” came when Peninsula residents Sandra Fradd and Susan Strauss took a stroll on the Southbank Riverwalk last spring. Fradd and Strauss, both organizers of The Downtown…

City to clean up Linden Avenue dump site

City to clean up Linden Avenue dump site

The Millers Creek Eco-Restoration project is not the only ecological clean-up operation going on in St. Nicholas. Very soon the City of Jacksonville plans to commence with a Remedial Action Plan to remove contaminated soils…

Working together to preserve neighborhood histories for the future

Working together to preserve neighborhood histories for the future

As many Jacksonville neighborhoods continue to grow and change, there are some communities that strive to protect their rich histories – embracing the future while preserving the past. Although each of the communities is distinctively…

Developer withdraws from multi-family project on King Street

Developer withdraws from multi-family project on King Street

Less than a month after approximately four dozen nearby property owners had gathered at Riverside Baptist Church Nov. 29 to learn about redevelopment plans for a site that Riverside Avondale Preservation calls “the heart of…

Cecil Field chapel receives landmark designation

Cecil Field chapel receives landmark designation

There’s a new historic landmark that will soon be added to the record books. With the City of Jacksonville Council’s approval of Ordinance 2018-677 on Nov. 13, 2018, the Chapel of the High-Speed Pass at…

San Marco children enjoy new playground in Landon Park

San Marco children enjoy new playground in Landon Park

Dozens of neighborhood children flocked to San Marco’s Landon Park Nov. 16 to enjoy the new state-of-the-art Kompan equipment recently installed by the City of Jacksonville. “It’s been fantastic to have this here, and I…

Riverkeeper urges community to make sea-level rise a priority

Riverkeeper urges community to make sea-level rise a priority

Unless City elected officials move quickly to take precautions against sea-level rise and do comprehensive mitigation to counter the Jaxport dredging project, flooding of the kind experienced in downtown Jacksonville and its historic districts during…

Baptist Health friends and family gather for time capsule opening

Baptist Health friends and family gather for time capsule opening

On Nov. 5, 2018, when top brass at Baptist Health and Wolfson Children’s Hospital opened a time capsule that had been buried during the dedication of the pediatric hospital’s patient care tower a quarter of…

Murray Hill Library to celebrate 50 years of community service

Murray Hill Library to celebrate 50 years of community service

On the heels of celebrating the 50th anniversary of Jacksonville’s city-county government consolidation Oct. 1, 1968, the Murray Hill Library will celebrate its own 50th anniversary Dec. 15. The Murray Hill Library was the last…

Murray Hill Heights neighborhood finally gets new playground

Murray Hill Heights neighborhood finally gets new playground

Sarah, Sean and Sawyer Collins live just a couple of blocks from Four Corners Park in Murray Hill. On Nov. 3, they took a stroll up to the Murray Hill Library to participate in early…

Groundwork Jacksonville receives grant for McCoys Creek restoration

Groundwork Jacksonville receives grant for McCoys Creek restoration

Groundwork Jacksonville and the City of Jacksonville are working on a plan to restore McCoys Creek to a natural resource. To share those plans with communities along the creek, Groundwork Jax hosted the McCoys Creek…

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