We Preserve and Build Community


Are you coming to Jacksonville PorchFest 2014? Click on the photo for more info!

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Springfield Preservation and Revitalization (SPAR) was created by Springfielders, for Historic Springfield. We are an organization of action. Of marshalling resources, brainstorming solutions and getting results.

Our 100% volunteer board and committed membership lead Committees that funnel up to five critical priorities. To learn more about what we're doing, simply visit our Committees. Each one is staffed by SPAR board members, general members and interested constituents of Springfield.

See a cause that's near and dear to you? Then get involved. Whether you're a member or you simply agree with the solution, we need your help to make change happen. With your voice, your resources and your labor.


The Springfield Zoning Overlay was established over a decade ago to prevent new  "special use" properties from opening in our neighborhood, which were deemed to be hurtful to the health of our neighborhood by the City of Jacksonville and Springfield community.

Though it's been successful, there's a new challenge by special interests attempting to circumvent the Overlay. Find out more here, and please attend the public hearing on Thursday, September 4th @ 1pm at the Ed Ball building in Downtown (214 Hogan Street, 1st floor training room) to show your support for our Overlay and the continued revitalization of our unique and diverse neighborhood.


Our annual July 4th "Throwback" Baseball Game & Celebration was fantastic! Hundreds of residents and guests enjoyed the festivities, but take a look at the action yourself!


Did you see the write up in This Old House Magazine about the Springfield Historic District? Read about it and other media coverage!


Get ready - the Jacksonville Porchfest is set for the evening of November 8th, 2014! A celebration of music, culture & front porch livin' - Join the fun!


Check out the community photo gallery, from our friends at MySpringfield.org.
There's thousands of photos!


We had a blast hosting the 2014 Historic Springfield Home Tour. It was impossible to pick a favorite venue, but maybe you can. Enjoy the pictorial.


We're excited partner with Groundwork Jacksonville to spark improvements & programming in our Hogans Creek Park system. Keep up with the activities here.


Are you social? We are. The Springfield Historic District is nothing if not an active, friendly, social community. Stay connected via Facebook and Twitter.

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