Vacant Unity Plaza Retail Space At 220 Riverside Is Sold

Aug 19, 2019
2018 file photo of Unity Plaza at 220 Riverside.
Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

The vacant Unity Plaza retail space at 220 Riverside is under new ownership.

Business Brief: City Officials Propose Buying Old Fire House No. 5 Property

Jul 22, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

City officials want to purchase the old Fire Station No. 5 property on Riverside Avenue from Fidelity National Financial Inc.

Property owner-developer Edward Skinner Jones wants to demolish and rebuild a structure in the Shoppes of Avondale and open the area’s third Southern Grounds & Co. coffee shop.

Zoning Exception Approved For Jazzy’s On To Serve Alcohol, Have Sidewalk Seating

Apr 9, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

The Jacksonville Planning Commission approved a zoning exception Thursday to allow Jazzy’s Restaurant and Lounge at 901 King St. to serve alcohol and have sidewalk seating on King Street.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

The Cummer Museum Of Art and Gardens will be able to put a stronger emphasis on its gardens thanks to a $1.5 million endowment.

Planning Commission Recommends Approval For 19 New Riverside Homes

Jan 7, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

The Jacksonville Planning Commission has recommended approval for 19 new homes proposed on College Street.

Redevelopment Plan Scrapped For CenterState Bank Property On King Street In Riverside

Dec 28, 2018
exterior of bank
Jacksonville Daily Record

Plans for the redevelopment of the CenterState Bank property at 1232 King St. appear to be delayed.

The Riverside Avondale Preservation newsletter reports the proposed redevelopment plans from the potential purchaser are scrapped.

The Derby On Park in Five Points is closing Sunday, December 30.

Construction On Vista Brooklyn Apartments To Begin Soon

Nov 27, 2018
Via The Jacksonville Daily Record

Construction of the Vista Brooklyn high-rise apartment project will begin in the next two months after developers secured a mortgage for the property.

Circe LeNoble / WJCT

If you’ve listened to a StoryCorps segment on Morning Edition, you might wish you could preserve a bit of your own past as well. And now you can in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville Daily Record

Five Points Tavern and Dahlia’s Pour House are on tap for new uses.

Cummer Museum of Arts & Gardens.

Adam M. Levine, Ph.D. will become the next leader of the Cummer Museum of Arts & Gardens.

Infill Housing Projects Planned For Riverside, Atlantic Beach

Oct 15, 2018
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

A Jacksonville-based company that buys, sells, rents, manages and invests in area properties has ventured into building homes, choosing historic Riverside and Atlantic Beach for its first projects.

Lindsey Kilbride

Maybe it’s the abundance of coffee shops or variety of restaurants and bars, but a growing number of millennial-aged young adults are choosing to live in Jacksonville’s Riverside area.

State of Florida

A stately house with a complicated history is being auctioned off in Jacksonville’s Riverside neighborhood.