San Marco Square

Unofficial groundbreaking takes place on East San Marco site

Unofficial groundbreaking takes place on East San Marco site

A collective sign of relief went through the San Marco community in January when a sign was posted on the corner of Atlantic Boulevard and Hendricks Avenue that read:  Coming soon, PUBLIX. While Eric Davidson, a spokesman for developer Regency Centers claims an official groundbreaking ceremony may be coming soon, residents found it encouraging to […]

City Council approves Park Place San Marco

City Council approves Park Place San Marco

Right Size San Marco threatens to appeal decision Residential construction may soon be coming to San Marco Square. Despite objections from the San Marco Preservation Society and the neighborhood group, Right Size San Marco, South Jacksonville Presbyterian Church has persevered to see the Jacksonville City Council approve its bid to rezone its nearly three-acre property […]

Planning Commission green lights Park Place at San Marco

Planning Commission green lights Park Place at San Marco

In January South Jacksonville Presbyterian Church moved one step closer to receiving approval to have its nearly three-acre San Marco Square property rezoned so that a developer can purchase and build a multi-family apartment complex and parking garage on the site. After receiving approval from the Jacksonville Planning Department to transform its zoning into a […]

Beach Buggies offer free rides in San Marco

Beach Buggies offer free rides in San Marco

If you live in San Marco, it is now possible to make your way anywhere from River Oaks Road to the Southbank without taking your car out of your garage. Beach Buggies–San Marco, an offshoot of Beachside Buggies, the transportation company that provides free rides throughout the Jacksonville beaches, has arrived. The service officially started […]

PAYING IT FORWARD

PAYING IT FORWARD

It all started about six months ago on a simple walk to work. Matthew Lindsay, an employee of Taverna, was enjoying great weather as he made his way from his apartment behind Bold Bean Coffee Roasters to his job in San Marco Square when he became dismayed by the copious forms of litter dotting the […]