Northwood was developed in the early 1920's during the height of Florida's
boom era. Prominent architects, such as John Volk and William King designed
homes that made Old Northwood one of the most exclusive communities this side of
During the past two decades, Old Northwood
has seen a surge of new homeowners and renters, enthusiastic about living in a
"real neighborhood." Residents have formed committees to beautify the
surroundings, re-route traffic, and otherwise elevate the quality of life here.
Our neighborhood is an eclectic mixture of
residents with varied professions, backgrounds, and lifestyles - all united in
one cause... working together to keep Old Northwood and the City of West Palm
Beach a wonderful place to live!
Look at these
First Historic District in the City of West Palm Beach
the first Historic Districts to be listed on the National Register of
First neighborhood to limit
traffic access in the City of West Palm
First Licensed Bed and Breakfast Inn in the City of West Palm Beach
First neighborhood to successfully petition the City of West Palm
Beach for roundabouts to calm traffic
First neighborhood to fund raise over $20,000 for vintage street lamps
First neighborhood to purchase a neighborhood community center with
its own funds
Greatest appreciation of real estate values over the past few years as
other areas have leveled out or depreciated!
Old Northwood's pride, spirit, determination, stamina, and
have set an example - and led the way for
other City neighborhoods.