Let's Be Real: The Mayor Isn't Replacing the Landing

Those who support demolishing the Jacksonville Landing hope for a grand new replacement, although Mayor Lenny Curry insists on plowing forward without a publicly vetted plan for the space. It's time to confront the very real possibility that the mayor won't actually build anything new at the iconic site, and it will sit as another empty field for the foreseeable future. Read More

Could Offering Free Public Property Spur Redevelopment?

Already aggressively adding infill housing in LaVilla and Brooklyn, the Vestcor Companies have announced plans for a 70-unit townhouse development in LaVilla. However, there's a catch. The developer is asking the City of Jacksonville to donate three publicly owned blocks for free. Here is why this may not be a bad idea if applied on a much larger and inclusive scale. Read More

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