Ghosts of Jacksonville: demolished history is remembered

Published On: Nov 06 2012 01:25:53 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 06 2012 12:00:00 AM EST looks at the urban core's past superimposed on its present.

Arguing the merits of historic preservation can be a difficult task in a city that does not value its history. However, they say a picture is worth a thousand words. illustrates in this photo series what's been lost in our urban core.

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At the corner of Adams and Broad Street, the Newsome's Furniture Building lasted until a few years ago and came down without a fight from local preservationists. Today, the site is a grass parking lot for courthouse construction workers.


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