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The John Gorrie a condominium Receives Award From Riverside Avondale Preservation

March 15th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

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The John Gorrie a condominium, one of Jacksonville’s premier condo communities located in the Riverside Avondale neighborhood, recently received an award for Outstanding Multi-Family Renovation from Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP). The award recognizes the work of Delores Barr Weaver, who led the project, Gordon’s Castle, the contractor, and Rob Overly, the architect, for the restoration and renovation of the former John Gorrie Junior High School into condominium homes. Given its historical significance, the size of the building and its surrounding site, the renovation of John Gorrie Junior High School is an important component of the continued revitalization of the Riverside Avondale neighborhood and a monument to the rich architectural heritage of the area.

“We are honored to be recognized by RAP for our part in helping to preserve the history and architecture of the Riverside Avondale neighborhood,” said Delores Barr Weaver. “We are confident that the former John Gorrie Junior High will continue to have a significant impact on the community in its new role as The John Gorrie a condominium.”

Residents of The John Gorrie a condominium enjoy a lifestyle steeped in local flavors, vibrant art, trendy shopping and cultural ambience. Available homes include studios, one- and two-bedroom condominiums, and two-story townhomes ranging in size from 800 square feet to 1,800 square feet. Select residences at 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. In addition to the unique historical features, the homes also include modern luxuries such as stainless steel GE appliances, CaesarStone countertops, gourmet kitchens and pedestal sinks in the bathrooms. The restored original private courtyard provides residents with a tranquil outdoor gathering space.

For more information regarding the John Gorrie a condominium, call (904) 383-3688 or visit www.TheJohnGorrie.com.

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