A new vision in New Springfield: Developer is buying up neighborhood

Published on April 14, 2023 at 12:05 pm

Eight acres in the New Springfield area north of Downtown Jacksonville are filled with old warehouses, empty lots and the colorful murals of its identity as the Phoenix Arts District.

Now, a new use is rising as the Phoenix Arts & Innovation District, or PHX JAX, which is near the historic Springfield and Eastside areas.

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Since 2020, Miami-based Future of Cities has been buying the property to regenerate the neighborhood into affordable housing, innovation, markets, food trucks, events, green space and more.

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