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Berkman II is finally gone. What will take its place?

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City of Jacksonville via Instagram
The Berkman II falls after nearly 15 years.

New renderings show plans for Jacksonville’s second tallest skyscraper at the former Berkman II site.

Park Beeler said his company, Jacksonville Riverfront Revitalization, plans to build Jacksonville’s second tallest skyscraper. The tower would be 40 stories and just under 550 feet tall. The Bank of America tower is 42 stores and over 600 feet tall.

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Randy Roguski
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News4Jax
Jacksonville Riverfront Revitalization plans the city's second-tallest skyscraper where the Berkman II stood.

The renderings show the skyscraper that could replace where the Berkman II building once stood. Beeler said he was in awe as he watched the implosion from the Strand apartments Sunday morning.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner News4Jax.

And in case you missed the implosion, watch it here.