Buster Ford Checkerboard Park
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Buster Ford Checkerboard Park
  804 A. Philip Randolph Blvd   Mapit
Jacksonville, FL 32206

Amenities offered at this park:
5Picnic Tables
6Trash Barrels
YesPerimeter Site Fencing
YesSecurity Lighting

Acres: 0.21
Park Type: Neighborhood
Council Person: Dr. Johnny Gaffney
History: In September 1989 the initial portion of the park was purchased `on the courthouse steps` for $881.58. A second portion of the park was purchased from Pearlie R. Graham in May 1995 for $9,000. A third section of the park was reallocated from the Community Development Division to PRE in August 1995. This third section of property was originally purchased by the City from Margarine Cobb in July 1995 for $4,000.