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Innovation Grant: Parklets in Downtown Jax

Earlier this year, ULI North Florida applied for an Urban Innovation Grant through the ULI Foundation to bring parklets to life in downtown Jacksonville in collaboration with Downtown Vision, Inc. (DVI). By definition, a parklet is an extension of the sidewalk. It can be installed into several parking spaces¬†along a sidewalk¬†for a mini urban park. Parklets are popping up in many urban cities to increase foot traffic, offer amenities such as seating and bike racks and encourage outdoor activities. The first public parklet was created in San Francisco in 2010 … Read More

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