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Episode 2

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In this captivating episode of "Building A City," we delve into the remarkable collaborative efforts of city planners, developers, architects, and organizations working together to cultivate a vibrant and sustainable downtown Jacksonville. 

We explore the intricate strategies being employed to achieve critical mass and density, showcasing the commitment to historic preservation, adaptive reuse, and thoughtfully planned infill developments.

Our spotlight shines on the awe-inspiring new headquarters of Industry West, a globally recognized furniture and design company.

Corner Lot, the visionary developer behind this venture, takes center stage, sharing their passion for revitalizing historic structures and transforming them into dynamic urban spaces. Bold Line, a renowned architectural firm, lends their expertise, seamlessly marrying historical charm with contemporary design. Then lastly, the meticulous craftsmanship and construction of Avant.  We explore their collaborative efforts and ingenious design solutions employed to optimize space, and elevate the city, while preserving the building's unique character. 

Fun To Watch, a professional video production company, documented the entire process of this historical adaptive reuse for over a year. Carefully dialing in the footage while the other teams dialed in the design and structure of the building. 

As the episode unfolds, we witness the meticulous restoration of Industry West's headquarters, a prime example of how adaptive reuse projects contribute to the critical mass and density of downtown Jacksonville. 

Through the lens of this project, viewers gain a deeper understanding of how collaborative efforts between developers, architects, and construction companies can reshape urban environments sustainably. We celebrate the ingenuity and foresight of these dedicated individuals, whose unwavering commitment to creating a thriving and sustainable downtown Jacksonville paves the way for a brighter future.

Did you miss Episode 1?  Watch it here!

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