Old World charm and modern style come together in this neighborhood filled with Spanish-style architecture. The heart of San Marco is marked by Balis Park and three sculpted lions guarding the town square. Fashioned after the famous St. Mark's Square in Venice, San Marco Square is filled with upscale shopping and eateries, and is home to Theatre Jacksonville, America's longest running community theatre in the Southeast. 

San Marco Preservation Society 



One of the country's largest historic districts, the Riverside/Avondale area is home to the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, which features Italian and English gardens. Tree-lined St. Johns Avenue attracts a hip crowd with its antique stores, art galleries and cafes, while the funkier Five Points draws patrons of all kinds to its restaurants, art galleries and vintage clothiers. 

Riverside Avondale Preservation



Established in 1869, Springfield is Jacksonville's first and oldest neighborhood. The area has a wealth of interesting sites, including the Karpeles Manuscript Museum and Confederate Park. A historic district, the area also offers turn-of-the-century homes in a variety of architectural styles.

Springfield Preservation & Revitalization



Located west of downtown is a distinct part of Jacksonville once known as Honeymoon Yard, The Beaver Street area, now known as the Rail Yard District, houses over 100 unique small businesses. Many of these business owners are now coming together to make change in their community. The Rail Yard District is a major economic engine for Jacksonville, contributing hundreds of millions of dollars in local economic impact.

Rail Yard District Business Council


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  • Downtown Vision, Inc
  • 214 N. Hogan St.
  • Suite 120
  • Jacksonville, FL 32202