Downtown West Palm Beach, Florida is a thriving and beautiful city located in Florida's Palm Beach County. Also known simply as "West Palm," the city is home to a population of more than 82,000 residents as of the 2000 census. Recently, the University of Florida estimated the 2006 population of downtown West Palm Beach, Florida to be closer to 107,000 residents. Even with the rising population, West Palm is able to maintain an intimate environment that gives its residents a true sense of community.
Wealthy and highly sophisticated, downtown West Palm Beach, Florida boasts sunny palm-lined streets, scenic waterfront views, historic neighborhoods and a plethora of shopping districts and cultural events. Downtown West Palm Beach, Florida's retail and entertainment district is a vibrant, fashionable area with sleek martini bars, trendy nightclubs, and fine restaurants.
Downtown West Palm Beach is also a great place to live. Among the many luxurious residences here are the plush condos in CityPlace Tower, CityPlace Courtyards, and Metropolitan CityPlace. In the Art District you'll find the Prado CityPlace and just a stone's throw away from the delights of Clematis Street is 610 Clematis CityPlace.
If you like the idea of smart homes, then you'll love CityPlace South Tower with its many state-of-the-art technological features. Other developments in and near Downtown West Palm Beach include Trump Plaza, One City Plaza and Two City Plaza.
Notable residents of downtown West Palm Beach, Florida include baseball great Hank Aaron, for whom a street is named; former tennis player William Harris, former Supreme Court Chief Justice Barbara Pariente, and actors George Hamilton and Burt Reynolds.
As the county seat of Palm Beach County, the West Palm Beach market area includes all of Palm Beach County, as well as Martin, St. Lucie, Okeechobee, and Indian River counties. There are more than 36 municipalities within Palm Beach County alone. Urban areas directly west of the city include Westgate, Belvedere Estates, Lakeside Green, Century Village, Golden Lakes Estates, Lake Patrick, Bahama Heights, and Drexel Park. City services such as police, fire, parks and recreation, water and sewer are provided by Palm Beach County for all of these areas.
A true tropical paradise, downtown West Palm Beach, Florida enjoys brief, mild winters and toasty summers. For more information about downtown West Palm Beach, Florida real estate, contact your real estate expert Debbie Elbaum at (561) 422-4054 today.
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