The  Cathedral District is a community vision that has drawn support from partners including churches, nonprofits, public policy groups, developers, artists and more. Our partners include:

  • Urban Land Institute North Florida
    With more than 500 members, ULI North Florida provides leadership and education in responsible land use and the creation of sustainable, thriving communities.
  • Torti Gallas + Partners
    With a passion for architecture, urban design and placemaking, Torti Gallas + Partners designs places and buildings that quietly transform cities, suburbs and people.
  • The Cathedral District Churches:
    St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral

    First Presbyterian Church
    First United Methodist Church
    Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

    Historic Mount Zion AME
  • Aging True
    A nonprofit that provides older adults with the care and assistance they need to live independently,  Aging True currently provides housing for 650 seniors in the District.
  • Plummer Foundation
    The Plummer Foundation provided initial grant funding for the District’s Master Development Plan.
  • Genesis Group
    Genesis provides services including Urban Design to land developers, government agencies, institutions and industrial clients throughout the Southeast and internationally.
  • Holland & Knight
    An international law firm with an office in Jacksonville,  Holland & Knight provided pro bono support in creating the CDJ nonprofit.
  • Foley & Lardner
    A large law firm with offices in Jacksonville and across the nation, Foley & Lardner provided pro bono support to acquire the District’s first catalytic project.
  • Rev. Gregg Kaufman 
    An educator, community organizer and Lutheran minister, Gregg Kaufman works with several local organizations to promote deliberative dialogue.
  • Susan Pelter Communications
    A marketing firm devoted to lifting up people and organizations making a positive difference, SPC provided branding  and website development for CDJ.