The name “Cowford Chophouse” is a nod to the original name of Jacksonville, given in honor of the narrow point in the St. Johns River where settlers would ford the river with their cattle. Today, guests can gaze across that same river to enjoy Southbank skyline views from Downtown Jacksonville’s only steakhouse and rooftop lounge.
In the early 1900's Florida's lush tropical beauty was embellished by the vibrant sunsets reflected in the pristine waters. Detailed windows of this era remain in the unique photographic art of E. G. Barnhill.
The heyday of the pinup was the 1940s and 50s, but pinup art became famous when Earl Moran signed an exclusive contract with Brown & Bigelow in 1932, who eventually sold millions of calendars graced with his sensual art deco pin-up girls.