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OPINION | ‘Multimedia stimulation’ at Riverfront Plaza?

Apparently projecting images onto outdoor surfaces is all the rage the world over.…

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Riverfront Plaza, as seen from the top of the VyStar Credit Union headquarters on May 2, 2024. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
May 9, 2024

OPINION | Riverfront Plaza’s false choice

If we want Riverfront Plaza finished any time soon, we need to free Park East from the insanity of “Pad…

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April 18, 2024

OPINION | Riverfront Plaza’s dizzying complications

Redeveloping the former Landing site is overly complicated, defies common sense, is too costly, and is taking too long.…

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The plan for Riverfront Plaza, including a cafe with rooftop playground and a planned waterfront restaurant. | Downtown Investment Authority
April 17, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l Riverfront Plaza design questions

We answer: Where will people park at Riverfront Plaza? & Will the park will be built on a concrete platform?…

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Riverfront Plaza is being built at the former site of the Jacksonville Landing. | Jacksonville Daily Record
April 11, 2024

Residents call for more green space at Riverfront Plaza

Participants at a community discussion urged the city to reconsider plans for residences and a restaurant at the new riverfront…

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Construction will begin soon on a cafe at Riverfront Plaza — but not yet on a separate waterfront restaurant there. | City of Jacksonville
April 5, 2024

What’s going on at Riverfront Plaza? 

Park plans include two different businesses that will both serve food: a “cafe” and a “restaurant.”…

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A conceptual drawing shows a planned restaurant at Riverfront Plaza. | Jacksonville Daily Record
April 3, 2024

Permit issued for cafe at new Riverfront Plaza

The city issued a permit to build the cafe’s shell on the former Jacksonville Landing site. Interior work will be…

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Fireworks explode during a recent Jacksonville Jazz Festival. | Jacksonville Jazz Festival
March 15, 2024

Jacksonville Jazz Fest announces lineup at new site

The 2024 Jacksonville Jazz Festival will return to Metropolitan Park with headliners like Joss Stone and Keiki Matsui.…

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The Riverfront Plaza restaurant would be situated on the banks of the St. Johns River.
February 22, 2024

Waterfront restaurant approved over objections

Some residents fear the restaurant at the new Riverfront Plaza could be susceptible to flooding.…

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January 16, 2024

OPINION | Changing the urban landscape in 2024

In 2024, here are four trends that could permanently change urban Jacksonville for the better.…

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Jacksonville City Council President Ron Salem is creating a special committee to investigate Downtown development. | Bill Bortzfield, Jacksonville Today
October 26, 2023

Downtown Jax is finally starting to grow

Although problems remain, a new report paints a rosy picture of new homes, hotels and businesses in Downtown Jacksonville.…

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July 11, 2023

Dirt is dug as Phase I of Jacksonville’s new Downtown park finally begins

Some Downtown streets are closed for at least the rest of the year during the transformation of the lawn in the…