Urban Planning

Unity Plaza Update: March 2014

Jacksonville , Inc. is an under-construction, not-for-profit, urban park, participating in crowd-funding at  to bring this outdoor gathering and entertainment venue to our urban core. The utmost of site amenities and 365 days of electrifying and exciting events with expert managers will maximize the visitor experience. Unity Plaza at 220 Riverside opens in November 2014. Stay tuned for major grand opening festivity announcements. Originally inspired by our community’s desire for programmed, fun, open-air spaces and the acknowledgement of the need for a centralized park in the , Unity Plaza was envisioned in 2005 by long-time Jacksonville advocates  and  and executed …

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The Looking Lab – Spark Grant recipient

 celebrates the opening of the third of four  recipient exhibitions in the  on Wednesday, February 5th in conjunction with  2014. Spark Grant recipient ’s “” dual-window art installation is a collaborative effort between artists  and . It will be located at 107 East Bay Street, a Petra Management property that is currently for lease. Here, David Montgomery and Crystal Floyd will give viewers will an opportunity to see an artistic rendering of beautiful insects in their ecological settings, through the use of sculpture and digital art. This first projection-based installation will be “active” at night – look for the butterflies. …

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