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
MetroJacksonville.com 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. MetroJacksonville.com illustrates in this photo series what's been lost in our urban core.

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The Crane Company Building featured some of Jacksonville's finest decorative brickwork from the 1930s.  However, that wasn't enough to keep it from being a victim of the LaVilla demolition derby.

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