Jacksonville's nuanced stories and histories are still largely unknown. This is the first part of a series of articles that will give you more insight into the incredible dynamic history, stories and facts surrounding Jacksonville. It's hard to not love a city with so much, what's the word...character! Enjoy.
Jacksonville was home to one of the South's largest red light districts in the early 20th century, with more than 60 bordellos clustered in a four-block stretch of Ward Street (now Houston Street).