33. Main Street Food Park
Cherron Johnson and her husband, Hector Zayas, Sr. are in the process of converted an old used-car lot into a food truck park. Located at 1352 North Main Street, the food truck park is expected to celebrate its grand opening on October 29th.
For more information: Grand Opening Main Street Food Park
34. Reddi Arts
After being located at 1037 Hendricks Avenue for 47 years, new owner Kelly McCormick plans to relocate the popular arts store to 1731 Main Street in Springfield. The 7,170 square foot space in Springfield was once occupied by F.W. Woolworth’s.
For more information: ‘It’s going to be the same Reddi-Arts people know and love’
35. Stumpy’s Hatchet House
Founded in Eatontown, New Jersey in 2016, Stumpy’s Hatchet House is an axe throwing franchise with 28 locations in 12 states. A new location, the 4th in Florida, will be opening soon at 1719 North Main Street.
For more information: Stumpy’s Hatchet House
36. Dancy Terrace
Save Dancy LLC. continues to restore Dancy Terrace’s 24 historic bungalow houses. Dancy Terrace is located just east of Main Street between 9th and 10th Streets.
37. Ten-Marko Apartments
Ardent Springfield LLC is in the process of rehabilitating the historic Ten-Marko Apartments complex at 2004 North Market Street. The three building, 12-unit apartment complex was originally constructed in 1928.
38. Dr. Horace Drew Mansion
245 West 3rd ST LLC is in the process of restoring the Dr. Horace Drew mansion overlooking Klutho Park at 245 West 3rd Street.
39. 1637 Main Street
1637 Main Street LLC is in the process of restoring a 9,600 square foot mixed-use building at 1637 Main Street. Located near the intersection of 7th & Main, the renovation project will result in nine apartments and three ground floor retail spaces.
40. Rethreaded Inc. The Delores Barr Weaver Campus For Hope
Rethreaded Inc. is in the process of converting a 2.2 acre complex of warehouses at 515 East 9th Street to support survivors of human trafficking. The nonprofit plans to occupy a 20,000 square foot building and use additional warehouses as rental properties.
Rethreaded describes itself as “a conscious gift company that uses business to benefit our community and our world” through long-term employment coupled with life and career development for survivors of human trafficking. Products its signature scarves as well as accessories, jewelry, house goods, food, coffee and other items made by Rethreaded or offered through complementary organizations. The 36,000 square foot facility will be named The Delores Barr Weaver Campus For Hope.
For more information: Rethreaded buys Springfield Property for new campus
41. Citi Teen Center
One of Jacksonville’s only teen-exclusive centers, serving youth ages 13 through 18 after school and during the summer, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida Citi Teen Center is in the process of expansion at 313 East 10th Street.
42. Centennial Towers
The Jacksonville Housing Authority is in the process of renovating all 208 apartments in the 14-storyCentennial Towers building on East 1st Street at a cost of about $14.5 million. The work is being done three floors at a time. Plans call for new appliances, plumbing and air conditioning as well as electrical system upgrades. The project is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
For more information: Centennial Towers Getting $14.5M Worth Of Renovations