Bill Delaney


Bill Delaney is a writer, editor and higher education professional from Jacksonville whose work focuses on the culture and history of the First Coast. He is co-owner and editor of the publications Modern Cities, and Edible Northeast Florida Magazine. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from the University of North Florida.


An interview with the author, Mr. Delaney Jacksonville’s urban revitalization is underway and gaining momentum. This is evident in the growing high rise apartment buildings in Brooklyn, Riverside, and Murray Hill; restoration of historic landmarks, such as Renaissance Revival landmark Cowford

For the next two Saturdays, author Bill Delaney will host the next in a series of walking tours of places featured in his new book Secret Jacksonville: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure.

You could call Jacksonville the secret city of Florida because even many natives have a tough time pinning down its defining features and best spots. But for anyone willing to dig beneath the surface, there’s no shortage of incredible sights,