In-Depth Property Research

By Joshua Wilkerson | September 2, 2019

Houses on the Move

By Joshua Wilkerson | February 23, 2019

Springfield’s Mobile Homes There are several homes located in our historic district that are located in a different place than were they were built.  Take a stroll by these properties. Stop 1: 210 W 7th St The first building to be moved that is still standing is the Springfield Improvement Association and Archives Community Center. …

Historic Springfield History

By Christine Farley | February 11, 2019

History of Historic Springfield Jacksonville FL The area known as Springfield is one of Jacksonville’s oldest planned residential communities. Among its major features are brick streets, patterned sidewalks, narrow lots, large and architecturally-significant residential, commercial, and public structures and large oak tree-lined streets which reflect Jacksonville’s early history. The name Springfield was given to the…

Before there was a Hollywood

By Joshua Wilkerson | February 11, 2019

Before there was Hollywood there was Springfield The movie filming history of Springfield Jacksonville, FL Coming Soon

Story of the Mary Dillon Fountain, Klutho Park

By Christine Farley | February 11, 2019

Story of the Mary Dillon Fountain, Klutho Park Benjamin and Mary Dillon were early Springfield residents. For several years prior to the 1901 fire, they lived in one of the beautiful, now-vanished, Eastlake houses on East 2nd Street. Ca. 1899, they built a mansion on the northwest corner of Silver and West Third Streets, opposite…

Architectural Styles in Historic Springfield

By Joshua Wilkerson | February 11, 2019

Architectural Styles in Historic Springfield The Springfield Jacksonville FL community offers a variety of architectural styles.  In this article you will learn about the various architectural styles that make up the Springfield Jacksonville community along with when these styles were popular. Frame Vernacular (1880-1930) The common wood frame construction of self-taught builders. This type of…