Casa Grandview History and Timeline
Today, Casa Grandview West Palm Beach and Grandview Heights Historic District is a thriving example of community revitalization. Not only have residential buildings important to the history and character of West Palm Beach been saved and restored, the historic district now also attracts tourists to the quaint and luxury accommodation offered in historic buildings such as the Casa Grandview Resort. Read More Location
West Palm Beach is the Oldest City in Palm Beach Coumty
Founded In 1894, West Palm Beach Is Oldest City In Palm Beach County On Nov. 5, 1894, 87 of the town's 500 or so residents, gathered "atop the calaboose" (the jailhouse) at Poinsettia (now Dixie) and Banyan streets and voted 77-1 to incorporate "West Palm Beach." The area had originally been called Westpalmbeach, a single word, then split into three words. The historic buildings, structures, and sites within the boundaries of the City are listed by "neighborhoods."
Grandview Heights, established in 1910 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has the West Palm Beach’s highest concentration of historically significant architecture, such as Mission Revival, Florida Bungalow, Art Deco and Dutch Colonial Revival. Renewal planning and restoration work during the past fifteen years have turned Grandview Heights into one of the most desirable neighborhoods in West Palm Beach due to its downtown location and eclectic, old south Florida atmosphere. Read More