Root Realty will be hosting three Open Houses this Saturday from 2PM-4PM. They are all located in the Springfield Historic District and are worth checking out if you love historic character and urban living. Two of the homes are newer construction with the historic architectural detailing complimenting the surrounding homes. The third is a beautifully … Continue reading **3 Open Houses This Saturday in Springfield**
Living in a historic home may be on your bucket list or it may just be something you prefer. Many of the older homes were built with more character and charm than some of the newer, cookie-cutter homes of today. Whether you prefer the style or just enjoy living in a historic district, Jacksonville has … Continue reading Jacksonville Neighborhoods for Purchasing Historic Homes
Built in 2006 this beautiful home has all the modern upgrades with classic historic charm and character. Wood floors, gas fireplace, and historic style trim. Open floor plan with a separate formal dining room. Breakfast bar and eat-in kitchen area overlooking the family room and fireplace. The kitchen features a large pantry and cooking island … Continue reading NEW LISTING ALERT! 1917 Liberty St. Jacksonville FL 32206
This classic 1912 Springfield home is complete with double front porches, a deckin the fenced back yard for entertaining, and is just waiting for you to call it home and entertain your new Springfield neighbors. the original hardwood floors in the living areas have recently been refinished, and there are two original fireplaces that keep … Continue reading FOR SALE! 1736 Liberty Street Jacksonville FL 32206
I have a passion for preservation. One of the main things that drew me to Jacksonville was the fact that it has an abundance of turn of the century homes. Some people like new construction; they want everything in their home to be thoroughly modern and untouched by anyone else, and there are efficiencies over … Continue reading Keep that Old Clawfoot Tub or not?
In case you've missed the plethora of holiday decorations already out in stores, or any of the numerous commercials, the holidays are just around the corner! Turkey Day is in less than 10 days and, before you know it, the rest of the holidays will already be spinning your Dreidel or climbing down your chimney. What … Continue reading It’s a Wonderful Neighborhood
Saturday, July 27 marks the 5th annual “Make it Happen” neighborhood event, to help transform part of Springfield’s Dancy Terrace. The event starts at 9 a.m. and is located on the 10th St. side of Dancy Terrace. There will be signs to help you find your way. Preservation S.O.S. (PSOS) maintains court grounds monthly and keeps … Continue reading Make it Happen! Summer 2013
Changes are constantly happening to improve the state of Downtown Jacksonville and its surrounding Intown areas. But, there has been struggle over the decision to demolish and rebuild or preserve what was once prominent in our historic area. One recent case is that of two local sisters whose grandfathers each built a house in Jacksonville’s historic … Continue reading Will You Join the Fight to Preserve Intown Jacksonville?