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Building Name

Old Norwood Elementary School


Old Norwood Elementary, Jacksonville FL.

The old Norwood Elementary School was completed in 1926 and served the community for 82 years, before closing in 2008.

Purchased by Grace and Truth Community Development Corp., plans call for a $15 million project to convert the complex into 84 affordable housing units, retail space in former classrooms and a 500-seat auditorium that will be open to the public. Called the Norwood Business and Development Center, the project is planned for completion in 2012. It will also house a community Center for seniors and a pharmacy and health facilities for seniors

Latitude, Longitude

30.37962222, -81.66989167

Rights Statement


Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Old Norwood Elementary School; Elementary School; Senior housing; Community Center; Restoration; Schools --- Florida --- Jacksonville --- Duval County.


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