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Jacksonville Jaguars Co-Owner, Delores Barr Weaver, Leads Historic Restoration and Renovation of John Gorrie Junior High School into Condominium Homes

July 27th, 2011 · Leave a Comment

 Delores Barr Weaver, co-owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL team and chair and CEO of the Jaguars Foundation, has led the transformation of a historic Riverside-Avondale landmark into The John Gorrie a condominium, and announces homes are available for sale. Purchased in February 2009 by J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver, the residences are the result of the restoration and renovation of the former John Gorrie Junior High School into condominium homes under the watchful eye and direction of Delores Barr Weaver, a tireless community advocate. Located at the corner of Stockton and College streets in the highly sought-after Riverside-Avondale neighborhood, homes at The John Gorrie a condominium, are priced from the low $100,000s for studios.

A guided historic tour will be held Saturday, Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to highlight John Gorrie Junior High School’s long history in the Riverside-Avondale neighborhood. The event will be a fundraiser benefiting HabiJax and Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP). Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 from RAP and $20 at the door the day of the event. For additional information, visit www.TheJohnGorrie.com.

The John Gorrie a condominium, features 68 residences including studios, one and two-bedroom condominiums, and two-story townhomes ranging in size from 800 square feet to 1,800 square feet. Several floor plans feature distinctive layouts based on the original John Gorrie Junior High School classrooms. Select residences in The John Gorrie a condominium, highlight original architectural details including Palladian windows, soaring ceilings, a combination of old and new hardwood floors, and exposed brick walls.

The John Gorrie a condominium, is located at 2525 College St. in Jacksonville, Fla., in the Riverside-Avondale historic district and within walking distance of neighborhood restaurants and charming storefronts as well as minutes from I-95, I-10 and Downtown.

For more information about the opportunity to own a piece of local history and to schedule an appointment with the onsite Prudential Network Realty representative, call (904) 383-3688 or visit www.TheJohnGorrie.com.

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