Historic Palm Beach Florida Real Estate
Beautifully kept and well-maintained, it’s easy to forget that Palm Beach Florida Real Estate is some of the most historic in South Florida. There are 12 buildings in Palm Beach alone registered under the National Register of Historic Places with 28 more in nearby West Palm Beach. Yes, history is prevalent here making Palm Beach Florida Real Estate somewhat of a rarity in this day and age. Let’s visit a few of our favorites.
You may know it as Donald Trump’s Palm Beach Florida Real Estate escape, but what you didn’t know is that Mar-A-Lago has a rich history of hosting politicians and celebrities from across the globe. Built in the mid-1920’s by American socialite Marjorie Merriweather Post, Mar-A-Lago covers 110,000 square feet of beautiful Palm Beach waterfront real estate. Its been used as a summer home, Presidential and foreign dignitary retreat and now home to the Mar-A-Lago Club. It features 126 rooms, 58 bedrooms, 33 baths, 12 fireplaces and 3 bomb shelters. Guests will also find five clay and one grass tennis courts, waterfront pool and 29-foot-long pietra dura marble dining room table.
William Gray Warden House
At 112 Seminole Avenue in Palm Beach, the William Gray Warden House takes center stage. The home was designed by infamous Palm Beach Florida Real Estate architect, Addison Mizner in 1922. It was designed and built in the Mediterranean Revival-Spanish Colonial Revival style featuring intricate attention to detail so a character all its own. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
In 1923, Addison Mizner was at it again transforming the landscape of Palm Beach into the picturesque town that it is today. This time Mizner envisioned a European-style pedestrian village with shops, offices and residences. So he set to work creating Via Mizner. Combining Mediterranean Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival architecture – which came to be known as Mizner’s signature – Via Mizner graced Worth Ave with white stucco walls, wooden balconies, stunning windows and terracotta roofs. Colorful ceramic tiles pop against Palm Beach Florida Real Estate tropical gardens to create a unique shopping, dining and living experience that started the scenery of Palm Beach as we know it today.