Downtown's New Front Door

Located at the base of the Main Street Bridge in downtown Jacksonville, the Chamber of Commerce is transforming into a progressive, forward-looking urban landscape. Water features, contemporary use of native plant materials, video wall, sculpture court, and plaza of international flags will enliven the urban experience. The JAX Chamber redesign includes a city block of urban parks and a new multi-purpose sustainable parking area with bio-filtration systems for stormwater treatment. Marquis Latimer + Halback, Inc. was retained for the project following a design competition.






Location                                       Jacksonville, Florida

Client                                           Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce (JAX Chamber)

Scope                                                 Urban Design
Landscape Architecture

Architect                                       Content Design Group, Inc. 

Size                                                       0.44 acres / 1 city block

Awards                                           Design competition winner                  JAX Chamber 2011

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