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Situated just northwest of Jacksonville in Duval County, the neighborhood of Grand Park is a bustling city suburb. The triangular community is bordered by Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway to the north, Kings Road to the south and west, and Myrtle Avenue North to the east.
Parks and schools are plentiful in this family-friendly community. Many Grand Park children live within walking distance of Susie E. Tolbert Elementary School, RV Daniels Elementary School, James Weldon Johnson Middle School, and within a mile of Stanton College Prep School. College students residing in Grand Park can easily walk or bike to Edward Waters College, or take public transit to nearby University of Florida College, University of Florida Health Science Center, and Florida Community College Downtown Campus.
Events are held at the local Kings Ridge Community Center, and residents enjoy beating the heat at the community swimming pool. Nearby Beach Plaza City Center is an open-air shopping center featuring retail stores, restaurants, and children’s recreational activities such as gymnastics and dance.
Just to the south of the neighborhood, green-minded residents browse local Florida produce and specialty items at the year-round Jacksonville Farmers Market, Florida’s oldest and most popular outdoor market. Several miles northeast of Grand Park, locals of all ages enjoy golf at the The First Tee municipal golf course, and outdoor recreation at the large Brentwood Park. To the east, the restored Ritz Theater is home to a 400-seat venue and a museum of African-American history.
Residents move to Grand Park for a pedestrian-friendly small community with all the conveniences of a metropolitan area.