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09 Mar 2012

St. James And Hemming Plaza, 1970’s

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One of the later downtown views found in the Loyd Sandgren collection showing the St. James building which housed the May-Cohens department store, behind that is the Ivey’s department store and the newly finished Cathedral Towers stand in the background.  The Art Deco Western Union building was still a mixed use office building and palm […]

17 Jan 2012

Cohen Brothers, 1950’s

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A late 1950’s view of the St. James Building as the Cohen Brothers department store.  This Henry Klutho masterwork was completed Oct. 21, 1912 (making it 100 years old this year) and originally housed retail space on the lower floors and office space on the upper floors. It was the largest building in Jacksonville occupying […]

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I first met Loyd Sandgren in 1997 as I was putting photo gear back into my car after... Learn More