North Florida History: Brooklyn Rising

North Florida History: Brooklyn Rising

If one was asked to name off neighborhoods in Jacksonville’s Urban Core, the most popular mentions would undoubtedly be Riverside, San Marco and Springfield. The three bask in rich history and culture and are experiencing momentous revitalization.

Unbeknownst to many as it is swallowed up by the neighboring communities sits another notable neighborhood poised to profess its history and experience its own rise along the St. Johns River’s western shore.

Brooklyn. Yes Jacksonville has its own Brooklyn, but don’t expect New York density and architecture. Instead this has become an area of decay and vacancy that has long outlived its heyday.

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