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Jacksonville's Neighborhoods

An overview of Jacksonville's many areas and neighborhoods, including the historic districts like Springfield and Riverside, to the newer neighborhoods on the Southside.

San Marco - A Neighborhood Overview
The Jacksonville neighborhood became known as San Marco following the construction of numerous examples of Mediterranean architecture, many of which still stand today. The neighborhood's name was inspired by the San Marco area in Venice

Downtown Jacksonville
Nearby attractions include The Jacksonville Landing, The Times-Union Center for Performing Arts, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Florida Theatre and EverBank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars. Most of these are within comfortable walking distance for centrally-located downtown Jacksonville residents.

Jacksonville's Historic Springfield District
Decades of hard work began showing fruit in 2010 when Jacksonville's historic Springfield district was named one of the South's best comeback neighborhoods by the magazine Southern Living. The notoriety likely would not have been possible if not for the efforts of the Springfield Preservation and Restoration (SPAR) council, which was established...

Jacksonville's Avondale District
Avondale is generally said to start where St. John's Ave. begins, ending right around the boundary between Roosevelt Blvd. (US 17), separating the district from Murray Hill and the heart of Jacksonville's Westside.

Jacksonville's Riverside
Jacksonville's Riverside district is often seen as the cultural heart of the city. Riverside is the home of many seasonal and cultural events, museums and festivals. As the

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