Southbank is a neighborhood of Jacksonville, Florida, considered part of downtown.
Location [ edit ]
Southbank is located along the
St. Johns River, south of the Downtown Core, and immediately north of San Marco. It is roughly bounded by the river to the north and west, Bishop Kenny High School to the east, and Interstate 95 to the south.
Transportation [ edit ]
Southbank is served by the
Jacksonville Transportation Authority's zero-fare automated people mover system (known as the "Skyway"), an extensive bus network, and the Jacksonville Water Taxi. [2 ]
Current Skyway Stations in Southbank [3 ]
near the Acosta Bridge on San Marco Blvd. It serves the Museum of Science and History, Baptist Medical Center, and the Prudential Building. San Marco
on Flagler Ave services Riverplace Tower. Riverplace
at Kings Ave & Prudential Dr and is the southern terminus of the Skyway Kings Avenue
Attractions and characteristics [ edit ]
Southbank is a mixed-used district closely associate with Jacksonville's
San Marco neighborhood. It includes large office and residential structures, such as the Aetna Building, The Peninsula, and Riverplace Tower. Attractions such as the Museum of Science and History, Friendship Fountain and the Southbank Riverwalk can also be found in the district. Though historically poorly designed for pedestrians, the city hopes to better integrate it with the rest of Downtown as well as San Marco. [4 ] [5 ]
References [ edit ]
^ Southbank neighborhood in Jacksonville, Florida (FL), 32207, subdivision profile - real estate, apartments, condos, homes, community, population, jobs, income, ...
^ "Downtown Jacksonville: Skyway" (website) . Retrieved 2012-09-16.
^ "JTA Downtown Map" . Retrieved 2012-09-16.
^ "Celebrating the River: A Plan for Downtown Jacksonville" (PDF). www.coj.net. City of Jacksonville. 2000. pp. 34–35 . Retrieved December 20, 2012.