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one spark 2013
April 22, 2013 – 1:35 pm | No Comment
one spark 2013

If you’re like us, a huge part of your last few days would have included the One Spark festival in downtown Jacksonville. We’re not going to spend much time explaining what it was – …

the urban facelift project #17 (101 e bay street – bostwick)
December 7, 2012 – 3:37 pm | 8 Comments
the urban facelift project #17 (101 e bay street – bostwick)

You really didn’t think that we’d go all the way through 2012 without posting an urban facelift project did you? If you’re in Jacksonville, then you should be familiar with the “jaguar building” as …

the kona school and go skate day in hemming plaza
June 12, 2012 – 9:56 am | No Comment
the kona school and go skate day in hemming plaza

Grassroot efforts to bring excitement and events to activate downtown Jacksonville seems to be happening more and more, with the latest one happening this past weekend – Downtown’s First Food Truck Rally.  We were bummed …

skyway – southbank trip
April 30, 2012 – 9:20 am | One Comment
skyway – southbank trip

Okay, confession time.  As huge of a proponent as I am for mass transit and the screaming and kicking that I do for Jacksonville to get on the fixed rail bandwagon (especially streetcars), I have …

coa approved by historic preservation commission for julie’s urban grocery
April 2, 2012 – 2:29 pm | One Comment
coa approved by historic preservation commission for julie’s urban grocery

We’re thrilled to both share some of the images that we presented in the Certificate of Appropriateness application for Julie’s Urban Grocery, our adaptive reuse (although it was originally a grocery when it was first …

JAX Chamber: Downtown’s New Front Door
January 20, 2012 – 11:06 am | No Comment
JAX Chamber: Downtown’s New Front Door

In the spring of 2011 we responded to a request for proposals from the JAX Chamber, titled Downtown’s New Front Door, a Project to Inspire Revitalization.  The Chamber knew that numerous building systems in their …

the urban facelift project #14 (405 w beaver street) and the friday video
June 4, 2010 – 2:21 pm | 8 Comments
the urban facelift project #14 (405 w beaver street) and the friday video

For this facelift we asked our Urban Facelift Project fans on facebook what they would like to see 405 W Beaver Street become.  (click here for a map of 405 Beaver Street)  If you would …

Pod Dwellings: Sustainable Habitats and Suburban Ecosystems
June 2, 2010 – 1:52 pm | 2 Comments
Pod Dwellings: Sustainable Habitats and Suburban Ecosystems

We stopped into the Art Center while walking between a DVI Downtown Stakeholders meeting and lunch at the Burrito Gallery here in Jacksonville a few weeks ago and was really impressed with the Pod …

This is why street cars are better than cars and buses
January 27, 2010 – 1:20 pm | No Comment
This is why street cars are better than cars and buses

Jacksonville keeps trying to decide how it is going to spur development in the Urban Core. Our question would be, why are we so hesitant to look at what has been successful for other cities …

urban facelift project #13 revisted, nighttime
December 10, 2009 – 5:19 pm | No Comment
urban facelift project #13 revisted, nighttime

We recently began experimenting with using lighting in our renderings.  We’ve done it a few times in interior settings, but this is our first go at it in an exterior setting.  So we decided, as …