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TOUR USA FL_Walking Tour of Downtown Jacksonville
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Walking Tour of Downtown Jacksonville
October 10th, 2009
, Florida Theatre. 128 E. Forsyth St., Jacksonville, Florida
DOCOMOMO/US Florida, in association with the City of Jacksonville’s Planning and Development Department and the Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission, will host an afternoon walking tour.
The tour will begin at the 1927 FloridaTheatreBuilding, designed by Roy Benjamin with interiors by R.E. Hall.The building is home to the Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission.The tour will next proceed to two public structures designed by William N. Morgan in the 1970s – the PoliceAdministrationBuilding and the former StateOfficeBuilding.
It will wind up at Taylor Hardwick’s iconic 1965 Haydon Burns Library.The building is now in the throes of an adaptive reuse.The tour will investigate the building’s conversion.