The Great Fire of May 3, 1901 marked at once the end and the beginning of the City of Jacksonville. A thriving port and a center for business and tourism until that point, Jacksonville was devastated by the conflagration, and yet, even before the ashes had cooled, a building boom began. Prominent and aspiring architects flocked to the area and the opportunities it afforded them to create a twentieth century city. Jacksonville s ensuing era of reconstruction and growth, which would continue until the United States entered ...

Jacksonville in Vintage Postcards 2001, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738506838

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