Springfield Historic District

This neighborhood located just north of Downtown offers historic experiences along with hip new restaurants, breweries and public art.

Established in 1869, and located north of Downtown Jacksonville, Springfield is the oldest neighborhood in our city. Once home to the city’s wealthiest residents and famous silent film stars (Jacksonville used to be the winter film capital of the world!), this historic neighborhood is now filled with restored mansions (and bungalows), hip restaurants, locally owned shops, murals, some of the city's oldest parks, craft breweries and tons of southern charm with majestic oaks providing protective shade and a beautiful visual along its residential streets. Popular festivals like Porchfest and the Springfield Tour of Homes attract thousands of visitors each year.

Springfield has become the place to go for young entrepreneurs with big dreams, especially women. Innovative businesses have transform this neighborhood into a must-visit spot!

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