SPAR Awarded Wells Fargo Grant

It is our pleasure to announce that the Wells Fargo First Coast Community Investment Committee has selected Springfield Preservation and Revitalization (SPAR) as a 2013 grant recipient. The support is in the amount of $10,000.00 and will help continue the community development work that SPAR has facilitated for over three decades.

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Greenscape Takes Root in Springfield


Greenscape of Jacksonville, Inc and Springfield Preservation and Revitalization (SPAR) have partnered to make the Springfield historic district just a little bit greener. SPAR is the inaugural participant in Greenscape's new neighborhood program designed to provide trees to communities who value the character, shade, and protection that only full and healthy trees can give. By participating, $2000 worth of Live Oak, Crape Myrtle, and East Palatka Holly trees will be planted in Springfield as part of a volunteer community enhancement project.

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Mobility Fee Moratorium


Esteemed City Council Representatives,

After two years of deliberative study, Jacksonville replaced the city’s flawed “Fair Share Assessment” process with a well-crafted “Mobility Fee”, part of the award-winning 2030 Mobility Plan. The Plan incorporates the various visioning plans of Jacksonville’s communities, and is designed to incentivize in-town development projects, capitalizing on the city’s existing infrastructure and lessening the burden on taxpayers to subsidize development in far-flung corners of the county.

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Going Green with SPAR


We are pleased to announce that Springfield Preservation and Revitalization (SPAR) has been awarded a Green Grant by the City of Jacksonville to improve the energy efficiency of our office building located at 1321 N. Main Street.

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Strengthening Community and Business Through Partnership


Springfield Preservation and Revitalization (SPAR) and Springfield Area Merchants and Business Association (SAMBA) are proud to announce an on-going partnership, with SAMBA becoming an affiliate of SPAR as of September 2012.

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