Archive by category Environment

Planning Jacksonville’s Future – Vision in Transition V -New Development on the St Johns River

Our Vision in Transition series is back with Planning Jacksonville’s Future – Vision in Transition V – New Development on the St Johns River. Enjoy amazing views of the Jacksonville riverfront on December 16, 2018 from the Acosta Bridge and Southbank Riverwalk as George Farrar crosses The St Johns River to bring you details and […]

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JAX Maps – Maps of Downtown Jacksonville, Duval County, & North Florida 1920-1972

Today on another edition of JAX Maps, George Farrar presents maps of Downtown Jacksonville, Duval County, & North Florida spanning the years 1920 thru 1972, talks about the phenomenal growth of the region and discusses how the road network was designed to meet the demands of the population. Also included are state road maps from […]

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Our Jacksonville Landing – Celebrating our Downtown Riverfront’s Past, Present, & Future

History Jacksonville returns for a 7th Season. George Farrar talks about what makes The Landing special, reflects on his experiences there, speculates about it’s future, and pays tribute to the victims of the August, 2018 shooting. Enjoy video of the St. Johns Riverfront on the morning of September 15, 2018.

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Our Rediscovered Downtown Jacksonville- The Future of The Barnett & The Laura Street Trio

History Jacksonville explores our rediscovered downtown on December 10, 2017  Enjoy recent pictures and film of various landmarks undergoing, finishing, and planned for redevelopment into apartments, hotel and restaurants. I also step back into the 1960s as we discuss the future of the Laura Street Trio. Enjoy all of our shows at theleftturnnetwork.com

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Jacksonville History-Our Greyhound Bus Station-Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow

History Jacksonville reflects about our Greyhound Bus Station which will eventually relocate to the new transportation center that is currently under construction. The show includes photos and illustrations from the past – and film of the station and Downtown on December 10, 2017.

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Jacksonville History Our Fort Caroline-1564 – The French & Spanish Fight for Florida

History Jacksonville explores Our Fort Caroline- a historic representation of a French fort that it is believed existed on the bank of the St Johns River in 1564-1565. George Farrar highlights the struggle between the French and Spanish to control Florida at a critical moment in North American history.

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George Farrar’s Bittersweet Symphony

This special presentation is choreographed to the 1997 song “Bittersweet Symphony” by the British band The Verve. Please click the accompanying YouTube link or play the song on another device starting at the picture of the Imagine mosaic and enjoy this retrospective focusing on my times in Jacksonville, Florida from around 2011 until 2017.

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