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What If Jacksonville Suddenly Woke Up?, Photo by Lance Asper

What If Jacksonville Suddenly Woke Up?

Some say Jacksonville is a diamond that wants to remain coal. What would it be like if Jacksonville were a city that didn’t hate itself… led by people who acknowledged its achievements? Here are a few things that possibly would have happened in New York, Rome, London Paris, Seattle, or San Francisco if the leaders that made them into Great Cities had been given our city and history. The Southern Music Hall of Fame would be open and full to capacity somewhere in downtown. , and The Allman Brothers would have exhibits there and all the music aficionados would know …

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Riverfront East: Northbank Grows

The span along Bay Street along the riverfront from Liberty Street to the Sportsplex is mostly open acreage waiting for development. It’s a stunning jewel in Jacksonville’s riverfront crown just waiting to be polished. SHIPYARDS For over 140 years, East Bay Street was home to one of the largest shipbuilding operations on the east coast. Since 1992, this site has become known as a field where revitalization dreams come to die. Renamed the Jacksonville Shipyards, Inc. (JSI) in 1963 by , shipbuilding operations on this site dated as far back as the 1850s. For decades, JSI was one of Jacksonville’s …

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