Palm Beach Worth Avenue Florida
PHOTOGRAPHY BY DOLORES BROWNE
Touring Palm Beach 2012
Palm Beach was established as a resort by Henry Morrison Flager who made the coast barrier island accessible with his Florida East Coast Railway.The nucleus of the community was established by Flagler's two luxury resort hotels, the Royal Poinciana Hotel and the Breakers Hotel.
Flager helped establish the Palm Beach winter "season" by constantly entertaining. The town was incorporated on 17 April 1911.
Worth Avenue Shops during the Holiday Season
An enchanting resort destination in Palm Beach, Florida with European sophistication and inimitable style and grace, Worth Avenue is one of the most beautiful shopping venues in the country. The Avenue’s romantic and celebrated boutiques offer the best of both resort and designer fashion, accessories, gifts, art, antiques, fine and casual dining and home furnishings in a captivating atmosphere rich with old world charm and historical glamour. Traditions date back 100 years; some of the buildings were designed by renowned society architect Addison Mizner.