George Farrar presents the story of early to mid 20th Century Jacksonville through photographs and images of Jacksonville- which rises from the ashes of The Great Fire of 1901 with the help of master architect Henry J. Klutho. Join George as he profiles Klutho’s greatest works including Jacksonville’s current City Hall-the St James Building, shares […]
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The Old Jacksonville, Florida Veterans Memorial Coliseum, The Civic Auditorium, The Thunderbird Hotel
I’m pleased to present to you another History Jacksonville Special: A Tribute to the old Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the Civic Auditorium (Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts), and the Thunderbird Motor Hotel, Lounge, and Conference Center in Arlington. I know you’re all going to love it 🙂 Pictures span from the 1960s up to […]
On March 5, I enjoyed filming 3875 Wilshire Blvd-An Art Deco Masterpiece-The Wilshire Professional Building which is still in operation. Enjoy a blend of historic and contemporary images. This show concludes my Wilshire and Western mini-series. Don’t forget to check out the proceeding shows about The Wiltern. The mini-series is part of my filming series […]
On March 5, I profiled the historic Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles thru film and photography. This is the 2nd of 3 shows focusing on the art deco architecture and history Wilshire Blvd & Western Ave. In this show I merge historic images of the theatre as well as details about the beginnings and survival […]
On March 5, I profiled the historic Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles thru film and photography. This is the 1st of 3 shows focusing on the art deco architecture and history Wilshire Blvd & Western Ave. Be sure to check out Show 2 which focuses on the history of the theatre.
Enjoy Los Angeles (March 4-6) in One Minute.
On March 6, 2021, I extensively filmed Los Angeles’s historic City Hall which was dedicated in 1928. This film and the photographs are from my March 4-6 vacation to Los Angeles. The film includes zoom ins on the top of the building and perspectives from all sides.
On this episode of History Jacksonville, George Farrar brings you amazing pictures and illustrations from 1919 thru the mid 1970s, as Jacksonville was experiencing phenomenal growth. He shows you the openings of the old Acosta, and Main Street Bridges, Jacksonville’s old railroad station, the Annie Lytle School, The Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the Regency Square […]
On this episode of History Jacksonville, we look back on how cool it was to go to Drive Ins in Jacksonville back in the 1970’s and 1980’s. George reflects about fun times he had back then and profiles The Midway, The Fox, The Playtime…and even more.
Going to the Movies in Jacksonville -1976-1989-Regency, Arlington,Town & Country,Cedar Hills ,& More
On this episode of History Jacksonville, we look back on how cool it was to go to the movies in Jacksonville back in the 1970’s and 1980’s. George reflects about fun times he had at The Regency Twin, The Arlington Theatre, The Town & Country, Cedar Hills, and the “dollar theatres”. Next in our “mini-series” […]