historic preservation


Those who enjoy the resurgence of historic neighborhoods around Jacksonville’s urban core might want to thank a young professional. Their affinity for walkable areas with quirky charm is contributing to development booms in places like Murray Hill — and transforming suburban areas as well.

San Marco lion fountain
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A long-planned mixed-use development called East San Marco is finally proceeding in the historic Jacksonville neighborhood after building permits were issued last week.

Milo H. Stewart / State Archives of Florida

The Nation’s Oldest City is asking residents for feedback as it crafts a plan to guide historical preservation.

St. Augustine is holding its first input session Thursday.

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A Jacksonville conservation group is calling on Northeast Florida residents to chip in for the cost of preserving a Spanish-American War fort.

The North Florida Land Trust has staked its claim to the old ruins with a one-year land lease.

Now, the property’s owners want hundreds of thousands of dollars to complete the sale.