The entryway to a building is often spoken of as a face—it holds the features that connect to what’s inside, both literally and figuratively, both making an impression and providing access. Baptist Health, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville, and Wolfson Children’s Hospital have a new entryway that is the face of the flagship medical complex.
Liberty is defined as the quality or state of being free. The Special Liberty Project understands that, for veteran families, this word has specific impact. Many veterans and Gold Star families are not free from the struggles and grief of losing loved ones during or after active-duty military service. There is a place designed for them that hopes to foster a special liberty—a state of mentally being free brought about through therapeutic experiences in nature.
Theatre Jacksonville Executive Director Sarah Boone will never forget March 2020. The organization was counting down the days until its much-anticipated anniversary jazz brunch culminating a momentous 100th season as Florida’s oldest, continually running community theater, and the final two shows of the year had already been cast.
If old buildings could talk, then the 109-year-old Elena Flats building would have pleaded for someone to save it from demolition.
Mark Walker, director of the Jessie and senior program officer of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, and Shawana Brooks, executive director of the Jacksonville Cultural Development Corporation, talk about the Corner Gallery, a new downtown cultural cornerstone
Spring 2021 saw a corridor of Atlantic Beach become a destination for mural art. A section of Mayport Road, the busy connector between Atlantic Boulevard north to Naval Station Mayport, had already begun to take shape as The Cultural Corridor for months.