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Jacksonville Skyline Panoramic Picture, Florida

Jacksonville Skyline Panoramic Picture, Florida

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This panoramic photograph of Jacksonville Florida was taken by James Blakeway. It features downtown Jacksonville as seen looking across the St. Johns River . The bridges visible are the Acosta Bridge on the far left, the Alsop ( Main Street ) Bridge just left of center, and N. B. Broward (Dames Point) Bridge in the distant right of the panorama. At the far right is ALLTEL Stadium, home to the Jacksonville Jaguars football team. The tallest building in Jacksonville is Bank of America Tower with its pyramid-shaped roof. Modis Tower stands in front. Just left of Modis Tower , along the riverfront, is Jacksonville Landing, a dining and entertainment complex.
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Jacksonville, FL Skyline Pictures

While the city has a population of just under 1.4 million residents, Jacksonville skyline pictures show a sprawling metropolitan area that has grown to become the largest city by land area in the United States. As the largest city in Florida, Jacksonville panoramas show a city spread across the banks of the St. Johns River, 25 miles from Georgia and 340 miles north of Miami. Originally inhabited by the Timucua people and settled by French colonists in the mid-1500s, Jacksonville photos show a city with rich history with great importance to the foundation of the United States.

With great influence on nearby waterways, Jacksonville pictures often feature the city's many bridges, including the Acosta Bridge, the Alsop Bridge (Main Street Bridge), and N.B. Broward Bridge (Dames Point). Another building of importance easily picked out in Jacksonville skyline pictures is ALLTEL Stadium, which is home to the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL franchise.

While skyscrapers across the city's landscape are often sparsely populated, this makes the architecture easier to see in Jacksonville panoramic pictures. Bank of America Tower is the tallest structure in Jacksonville, reaching over 617 feet in height and completed in 1990. Other tall buildings include the Wells Fargo Center, EverBank Center, and the Peninsula at St. Johns Center.

Listed as a high sufficiency world city, tourism is extremely important to the economy of Jacksonville, which has made the Jacksonville skyline grow to become Florida's largest seaport. The city has also become a major military and civilian deep water port, and is the location of two U.S. Naval bases. Despite all the industry and transport elements seen in Jacksonville panoramic pictures, the city is also a hub for international tourism thanks to its countless beaches and home to the largest urban park system in the United States.

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