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Real Estate on the Rise

Real Estate on the Rise

Real estate in the historic districts has always been interesting to watch, as the market trends and indicators seem to both start, and finish, here. From rehabilitation of older homes, to infill projects that replace…

JEA makes house call to discuss sediment spill with Millers Creek board

JEA makes house call to discuss sediment spill with Millers Creek board

When three Jacksonville Energy Authority representatives met with five members of the Millers Creek Special District Board in St. Nicholas Aug. 10, the verdict was still out as to whether JEA would have to pay…

Preservation society and merchants join hands to better the community

Preservation society and merchants join hands to better the community

Perhaps Helen Keller said it best, “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” This has never been more evident than during the past year and a half, since Bryan Mickler…

Historic tree canopies in danger from over-reactive property owners

Historic tree canopies in danger from over-reactive property owners

There is perhaps nothing that symbolizes the South – and the historic neighborhoods in Jacksonville – more than live oak trees. Many have survived for centuries; consider Treaty Oak in Jessie Ball duPont Park on…

Riverside dog park to undergo reconfiguration

Riverside dog park to undergo reconfiguration

Beginning this month, dog owners who visit the John Gorrie Dog Park at Riverside Park will notice changes in both the large and small dog areas. The changes – which include decreasing the size of…

FDOT crews work on land, water for highway improvements

FDOT crews work on land, water for highway improvements

Construction is in full swing as foundation work in the St. Johns River continues and new piers are constructed to create a shared-use path for pedestrians and cyclists along the south side of the Fuller…

Dispute takes a different course for San Jose homeowners

Dispute takes a different course for San Jose homeowners

After repeatedly asking developers Feras Mouded and James O’Nan to fix the faulty drainage system at San Jose Estates, which has caused soggy grass and standing water in their backyard for the past 18 months,…

Two issues could halt Millers Creek dredging project

Two issues could halt Millers Creek dredging project

After discussing two issues that could potentially shut down its dredging project before it gets started, the Millers Creek Special Tax District Board of Directors unanimously voted to set its yearly assessment at $3,000 per…

Residents raise alarm over sediment spill in Millers Creek

Residents raise alarm over sediment spill in Millers Creek

As far as several Millers Creek residents are concerned, the Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) is at it again. In the early afternoon July 24, Louis Joseph, a creek-side resident raised the alarm to his fellow…

Historic Preservation Commission approves CenterState Bank demolition

Historic Preservation Commission approves CenterState Bank demolition

A familiar sight in the heart of the Park and King retail corridor could be razed for a mixed-use development as the Jacksonville Historic Planning Commission approved a request for demolition at its July 25…

New signs at Roosevelt Square Mall indicate new structures, new name

New signs at Roosevelt Square Mall indicate new structures, new name

Signs erected in mid-July at various points at the Roosevelt Square Mall indicate a big change is coming for the old mall, including a new name – Ortega Park. Although The Resident reached out repeatedly…

Herschel Street creek culvert replacement underway

Herschel Street creek culvert replacement underway

For residents living on or traveling Herschel Street where it bisects Boone Park, a few months of construction noise and traffic detours will, hopefully, be worth the inconvenience when the creek bridge replacement is complete.…

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