Built in 1923, and renovated in 2001, the W.A. Knight building features 12 charming soft loft units available for lease. This very interesting, historical building retains the original brick, windows, metal work, as well as the original door and window openings from the commercial offices of the 1920’s in the loft apartment hallways. Many of the windows feature the names of the original tenants including Florida Rock Industries.
The W.A. Knight Building was the first historic reuse development for residential purposes in Downtown Jacksonville. The loft apartments are one bedroom/1 bath with open floor plan, major appliances including washer and dryer, satellite television and security systems.The apartments have many historical features such as orginal brick walls, original tile, original heart pine wood floors, exposed beams, and originial 1920’s windows. These units range from 705 to 962 square feet.