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11 Sep 2018

Mosler Vault Door at the Federal Reserve Bank

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There was no note with this print from the Loyd Sandgren collection but it was located among a binder of photographs clearly marked and captioned as images of the “New” Federal Reserve Bank which opened in the early 1950’s at Church and Hogan Streets in downtown Jacksonville. I checked with a contact at the newer [...]

23 Oct 2014

1952 View Of Downtown Jacksonville

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This was shot in 1952 according to a note on this Loyd Sandgren photograph of downtown Jacksonville.  It appears to have been shot from one of the upper floors of the building now called Residences at City Place, originally built as an apartment building in 1949 on West Ashley Street.  The view is looking South [...]

27 Aug 2014

Hogan And Church Street Intersection, 1950′s

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“On the corner of Hogan and Church St. was the Harry James Insurance Building.  Then it became a bookstore and now a printing Co.”  LS Both the Harry James Insurance Building and the Jones Brothers Furniture building are still standing.  Now both appear to be empty except a sandwich shop in the West Church Street [...]

28 Feb 2014

Hogan and Forsyth Street Intersection

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“This picture shows the parking lot after they tore down the old hotel.  Note on right, they were building the Atlantic Bank Building.  Look at all the people on the streets, it isn’t like that today.”  LS Looking Northbound up Hogan Street at the intersection with Forsyth Street around 1950.  The Hotel George Washington stands in [...]

06 Feb 2014

Muntz TV Sales, 1950′s

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 ”This is the Richardson Building on 35 Hogan Street.  The building was the Muntz TV sales and warehouse in the 1950’s.”  LS Earl William Muntz was a businessman and engineer who made his money selling cars and home electronics.  Muntz simplified televisions by removing as many components as possible from existing models until they no [...]

17 Dec 2013

Hogan Street, 1947

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“This is what the old Jones Business College looked like in 1947.  Note the sign on top of the building, rates for the hotel started at $1.50.  This is looking North on Hogan St. from Bay Street.  The background was the Seminole Hotel.”  LS The Hotel Seminole is the largest building in the frame and [...]

02 Dec 2013

Union Bus Station

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“Bus station on the corner of Bay and Hogan Streets.  Then the Sears store was built on the same corner.”  LS Great art deco lines.  Another view of the bus bay can be seen here.  This station was located on the property now used as the parking lot for the Omni Hotel across from the [...]

21 May 2013

Jacksonville’s Downtown Core, 1955

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“This picture was taken from the Mayflower Hotel looking East to Northeast.  Almost all the buildings you see in this picture have been torn down.  The first street you can see in the foreground is Hogan.  About 1955.”  LS Actually quite a few of the buildings in the upper left half of the photograph are [...]

02 May 2013

Levy’s Store At Corner of Adams and Hogan, 1960′s

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“The Levy’s store in downtown Jacksonville, 1955. Note on the right was the Kodak store, the tall building on the right was the Greenleaf Building.  All buildings still stand but all the names and businesses have changed.”  LS Judging by the station wagon on Adams Street I would say this is more likely the 1960′s [...]

01 Feb 2013

Naval Air Gunners School Parade Float

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“Here is one of the displays of equipment at the Yellow Water Gunnery School, this was taken on Hogan St. Downtown.  October 15, 1945.”  LS The truck and trailer had machine gun turrets like those found on Navy patrol aircraft and were used to train aircraft gunners.  According to the sign on the trailer ‘Naval [...]

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