Tuesday, July 25, 2017

“The Avenue, which encompasses four blocks between the Atlantic Ocean and the edge of Lake Worth. . .”


“Sitting pretty on the 16-mile-long stretch of opulent mansions, impeccable landscaping and fountain-lined streets in Palm Beach is Worth Avenue, perhaps one of the most luxurious shopping districts in the country. Between the whitewashed stucco and red-tiled shingles of the courtyard ‘vias’ and the Mediterranean-esque sculptures and fountains that embellish its quaint streets, Palm Beach’s premier shopping destination is an enclave for style and grace with all the charm of the town’s historic flair. The Avenue, which encompasses four blocks between the Atlantic Ocean and the edge of Lake Worth [emphasis added] as well as its pedestrian side-street vias, was founded in the 1920s by Addison Mizner and boasts more than 200 shops, restaurants and galleries that epitomize the best of high-end merchandise and lavish amenities.”
—Read more from an article in Haute Living titled, “A look at Palm Beach’s Luxe Worth Avenue”.

The City of Lake Worth is Palm Beach’s neighbor to the west which also has it’s own unique “charm of the town’s historic flair” since becoming a municipality in 1913. A City that Carleton Varney at the Palm Beach Daily News (aka, The Shiny Sheet) wrote last month in this article,


“Visiting Lake Worth is a trip into Florida’s past, and the town is home to many new residents who wish to live in simple comfort among the delights of the flora, the Intracoastal Waterway and the beach fronting the historic Lake Worth Casino.”

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