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Originally constructed in , the nearly 11, square foot, two-story building sits on a lot of slightly more than 20, square feet. Redevelopment of the site would include tearing down the dilapidated structure and replacing it with a modern, two-story, 8, square foot building that would include a first floor restaurant and 2nd floor office spaces. Preliminary renderings show that the site could accommodated up to 32 on-site parking spaces, pending successful rezoning. A concept rendering illustrating what the proposed redevelopment of the property could look like. The discreet and windowless building located across the street from Southside Baptist Church has been the subject of much neighborhood lore over the years. For over forty years, the building served as a bathhouse primarily serving a gay, bisexual and transgender clientele. Charles Deskin purchased the spa in and the business became Club Jacksonville, which operated until earlier in
Many of the gay folks you'll meet in this part of the state, which is just north of the hugely popular gay mecca of Fort Lauderdale , have moved here from cooler climates, taking advantage of the great weather and generally more affordable living than farther down the coast in Broward and Dade Counties. Although not a huge destination specifically for LGBTQ tourists, plenty do come down to this area to visit. The county is home, of course, the world-famous, ultra-posh Palm Beach community, which lies just across the Intracoastal Waterway from the city of West Palm Beach and is rife with oceanfront mansions and swanky resorts, from the world-famous Breakers to the Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach.
We're making some improvements in the club! We're now open on Friday and Saturday nights until 3AM. And, the previously closed sections of the club are now open!