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26 Jun 2018

The Prudential Insurance Building Under Construction

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“Here is a picture of the new Prudential Insurance Building on the Southbank of Jacksonville. Downtown is in the background.” LS The original Prudential Building shown here in the final stages of construction was completed in 1955, the same year as the first Baptist Hospital building which was located nearby. The building housed 22 floors [...]

15 Jan 2015

Sea Cloud On St Johns

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This photograph of the sailing ship Sea Cloud traveling on the St Johns River with the original Prudential building rising in the background had a note by photographer Loyd Sandgren attached to it identifying the date of the event as 1949.  After a bit of research, the history of the ship warranted more information than [...]

13 Aug 2013

Prudential Parking Lot, Early 1950′s

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  “This Picture was taken from the Prudential Insurance Building showing the big parking lot and the need for a parking garage.  This picture was taken in the 50′s.  Note top center on San Marco, The Royal Crown Bottling plant.  The Fuller Warren Bridge Ramp looks brand new.  Some difference today.”  LS This image appears [...]

25 Jun 2012

Prudential And Baptist Buildings Going Up

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“The Baptist Hospital & The Prudential Buildings being built.  You can see downtown Jacksonville in the background.”  LS Both the Baptist Hospital and The Prudential Insurance buildings opened in 1955 so this photograph would have been taken a year or so prior.

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About Photographer Loyd Sandgren

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