Rare images of Jacksonville (FL)

Jacksonville (Jax, as the locals call it), is the largest city in the state of Florida in the USA. Its population is 950,000.
Jacksonville is the economic metropolis for the Southeastern United States. The most important economic sectors are finance, telecommunications, transport, tourism, media, aerospace, IT and scientific research.
In 1822, one year after the cession of Florida to the United States by Spain, it was renamed in honor of Andrew Jackson who was military governor of the territory of Florida and then president of the United States.
Jacksonville is famous for its historic neighborhoods, rich art and culture, 22 miles of beaches, the largest network of city parks in the country, thrilling sporting events, 20 golf courses, delicious Mayport shrimp, and its subtropical climate with mild winters and hot summers.

Image source: flickr / Rob Bixby
The Berwick Building (formerly the Guaranty Trust and Savings Bank) became known as the Jaguar Building (because of the jaguar painted on the boards covering the windows). The Holmes Block is on the right (commercial building in downtown Jacksonville that was built in 1901) (Image source: flickr / Steven Martin )
Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville ( Image source: commons.wikimedia / CTLiotta )
Jacksonville Confederate Park  ( Image source: flickr / Don Barrett )
Old Carnegie Library ( Image source: flickr / Steven Martin )
Fountain in Gardens of Trout River ( Image source: flickr / David Ellis )
Daily’s place ( A downtown amphitheater – connected to TIAA Bank Field – It opened in May 2017 and can accommodate 5,500 spectators). ( Image source: dailysplace.com )

Image of title: Jacksonville at Night . Source: flickr / Robert Hill

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