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Neighborhood coalition forms to fight Presbyterian Church development

Neighborhood coalition forms to fight Presbyterian Church development

If there is one thing Jon Livingston of San Marco wants to make clear, it’s that his fledging neighborhood coalition, Right Size San Marco, is not against growth or infill development. At this time, it only takes umbrage against Park Place at San Marco, a residential multi-use project consisting of 141 apartments and a four-level, […]

Developers unveil renderings of Park Place at San Marco

Developers unveil renderings of Park Place at San Marco

It was standing room only in Harvin Hall at South Jacksonville Presbyterian Church when the Harbert Realty Services development team unveiled its plans to develop 2.09 acres of the church’s campus with a $30 million, upscale 141-unit apartment complex and four-level, three-story parking garage. Nearly 300 residents filled the room, and although everyone appeared to […]

Churches work together to save historic preschool

Churches work together  to save historic preschool

Thanks to the generosity of a neighboring church, a historic San Marco preschool has been saved from the wrecking ball. South Jacksonville Presbyterian Preschool, which has served at least three generations of San Marco area children over 70 years, is moving to Southside Baptist Church. The preschool building, currently on the campus of South Jacksonville […]

Historic San Marco church to sell land for residential development

Historic San Marco church to sell land for residential development

Dramatic change is coming to the campus of one of the oldest religious congregations in historic San Marco. South Jacksonville Presbyterian, a San Marco church that has been an important part of Jacksonville’s expansion south of the St. Johns River since the early 1900s, is downsizing. In mid-July, church trustees signed an agreement with Harbert […]