Downtown Jacksonville

Downtown Vision

Approximately 40,000 programmable LED lights have been installed along Laura Street in Downtown Jacksonville.

DowntownJacksonville.org

The holiday season kicks off in Downtown Jacksonville Wednesday night with a variety of activities.

City of Jacksonville

The city isn’t letting the demolition of The Jacksonville Landing interrupt its Downtown holiday traditions.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Jacksonville’s Downtown waterfront will look very different in 2020 with a host of projects underway that will significantly change the view.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Chicago Pizza, site of the August 26, 2018, deadly mass shooting at The Jacksonville Landing, has been leveled as the overall demolition of the former Downtown festival marketplace continues.

Via Jacksonville Daily Record

The renovation and rehabilitation of the former Independent Life building received conceptual approval Thursday from the Downtown Development Review Board.

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Although The Jacksonville Landing is being demolished, one decades-old holiday tradition from the riverfront marketplace will live on.

Jax Civic Council Says JEA's Privatization Process Lacks Transparency

Nov 6, 2019
Bob Self / The Florida Times-Union

JEA is not heading toward a financial “death spiral,” and city leaders need to stop the public utility’s “head-long” rush to privatize in order to conduct a thorough and transparent analysis of whether to sell the city’s most valuable asset, according to a letter the Jacksonville Civic Council sent Tuesday to city officials.

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A proposal is on the table to build Jacksonville’s tallest building.

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Downtown Investment Authority CEO Lori Boyer disagrees with some of the comments made over the weekend in London by Jaguars owner Shad Khan.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

“We wanted to build something that’s an experience, not just another activity,” said Jax Rides co-owner Katie Derringer as she launches the fat-tire e-bike tour service in Jacksonville's urban core with her wife, Amy.

Bob Self / The Florida Times-Union

An agreement has been reached to keep one of Jacksonville’s longest-running traditions going until at least 2023, with an option to extend the terms of the deal to 2025.

JEA Continues To Plan For New Headquarters Despite Possible Sale

Oct 21, 2019
Ryan Companies US Inc. / Via Jacksonville Record

JEA’s Oct. 23 deadline to cancel its lease agreement with Ryan Companies US Inc. for a proposed Downtown headquarters is near, but a memo from Managing Director and CEO Aaron Zahn says the utility is continuing to plan for the project.

New Vegan Cafe And Bakery To Open In Downtown Jacksonville

Oct 21, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

Initially planning to open in August, Downtown vegan cafe and bakery Grenville Kitchen is slated to open by the first week of November.

Business Brief: DIA CEO Wants Master-Planned Development For First Baptist Property

Oct 17, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

Downtown Investment Authority CEO Lori Boyer says a master-planned redevelopment could be the best option for First Baptist Church officials as they plan to sell 12.17 acres of its Downtown campus.

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