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.
Local experts share thoughts on this year’s marketing communications shifts How is your agency adjusting to a post-pandemic market? ADAMS:We designed the CROP facility and studio to be a creative space for both our employees and our clients. Obviously, we didn’t have a lot of visitors last year. And we also dealt with some of our staff periodically working from home. So, we are delighted that we, for the most part, are in a...
By Jeffrey Spear Blue Orchid Thai Cuisine When describing the culinary culture in Jacksonville, a typical response would include smokehouse barbeque, fried chicken, biscuits and gravy, pimiento cheese, fried green tomatoes, hush puppies, and other such mainstays of southern cuisine. The reality is that, in a region with over 1.5 million residents, more than 40 percent coming from non-European backgrounds, the culinary culture in...
The rivers and streams of Florida are a vital natural resource. Our Native American ancestors considered them to be sacred and key to the circle of life, allowing their culture to thrive and flourish. By transporting sediments and nutrients, they are essential to the survival of our wetland habitats upon which native plants and animals depend.
Architecture in Our City by the River: 25 Years in the Past, the Present, and the Promise of the Future
To celebrate our 25th annual Art & Architecture issue, we asked some of Jacksonville’s most prominent architects and professionals involved in downtown development about their thoughts regarding our city’s architecture in the past 25 years, the present, and what we can expect in the next 25 years.
Born out of a desire to create a unique identity that connects us, the Jacksonville chapter of the American Institute of Architects has a vision … to use our greatest asset as a catalyst for connectivity, entertainment, education, and enjoyment.