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Luxury apartments planned for former Regal Cinemas site

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via Florida Times-Union
A drawing shows the 334-unit Presidium Regal Apartments under construction on Beach Boulevard.

Weeks after a longtime Beach Boulevard multiplex came down, a new project is starting to go up.

Construction is underway for Presidium Regal Apartments, a gated, 334-unit luxury apartment community at 14051 Beach Blvd. on the 15-acre tract that served as the home of Regal Beach Boulevard for 24 years.

The 18-screen movie theater complex opened in 1996 — the first theater in Jacksonville to feature stadium seating. The theater showed its final movie in October 2020.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union.