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A look inside the Brumos Collection

Modeled after the soon to be demolished Jacksonville Ford Assembly Plant, the Brumos Collection is a 35,000 square foot museum dedicated to the technology, innovation and historical significance behind some of the world's finest automobiles. Read More

The lost shipyards of Jacksonville

A major civilian and military port city, Jacksonville has been home to virtually every type of maritime industry over the years. Today, we take a look at seven large shipyards that once laid down vessels on Jacksonville's working waterfront. Read More

Iguana requests changes to proposed Shipyards project

Plans for the Four Seasons Hotel & Residences near TIAA Bank Field are on their way to be modified. Iguana Investments Florida LLC seeks a Request for Modification to Final Approval of Downtown Development Review Board (DDRB) Application 2021-013 for the Shipyards Mixed-Use Development. Take a look and let us know what you think! Read More

The Ford plant demolition shows a dearth of vision

In the debate over the fate of the old Ford Motor Co. Assembly Plant in Talleyrand, east of Downtown Jacksonville’s city leaders missed a huge opportunity: partial preservation of the plant or its outbuildings could have celebrated the site's history while making room for a new use and jobs. The city's decision to allow complete demolition is the latest example of a critical lack of vision and imagination. Read More

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