RITZ THEATRE AND LAVILLA MU­SEUM—

Where First Coast - - MUSEUMS + ATTRACTIONS -

Known as the “Har­lem of the South,” LaVilla was the cen­ter of cul­tural life from 1921 to 1971. Per­form­ers would play the Ritz be­fore head­ing north to the Apollo Theater. To­day, the theater show­cases art, mu­sic, drama, po­etry and African-Amer­i­can his­tory. www. rit­zlav­illa.org. 829 N. Davis St., Jack­sonville, 904.632.5555.

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