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 Comprehensive Redevelopment 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 CD-J 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 – The Deliberative Voice
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.