**City Commission & CRA Meeting Agendas | CLICK HERE**
**City Unveils Flagler Shore Project  | CLICK HERE**
WPBPD CHIEF MOONEY NAMED EVERYDAY DEMOCRACY CIVIC CHANGE CHAMPION

Chief Mooney received this distinction for the West Palm Beach Police Department’s embrace of engagement as a part of policing.

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WPB CRA SUNSET LOUNGE RENOVATION EARNS TOP RANKING FOR STATE HISTORICAL GRANT

The WPB CRA will renovate the historic Sunset Lounge and transform it into the epicenter for a new African-American cultural tourism destination.

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Program Overview

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West Palm Beach is fortunate to enjoy an abundance of beautiful historical areas. The region includes 16 locally-designated historic districts, nine of which have earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Each of the City’s historic districts have their own distinct character. It’s the mission of the Historic Preservation program to maintain this heritage for future generations. To ensure this, any exterior modification to a historic structure must comply with our Historic Preservation Ordinance.
 
The City also features 37 individually-designated sites. The City of West Palm Beach initiated a survey of the historical and architectural resources of the community in 1988. Since then we have adopted an Historic Preservation Ordinance; participate in the Florida Certified Local Government Program; and offer an Ad Valorem Tax Exemption Program.
 
We hope you find the following pages helpful. If you have any questions about the program or application process, please contact our City Historic Preservation Planner, at (561) 822-1457.

You may also find helpful information below:

General Overview – West Palm Beach’s Historic Preservation Program
What is a Historic District & how does an area become one?
Additions in a Historic District
Historic Windows

The City of West Palm Beach is excited to participate in Historic Preservation Month, May 2017, when we announce our annual award winners. Please nominate a worthy project or person for an award, see links below.

Call for Nominations
Nomination Form