Northwest Historic District

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Northwest Historic District
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Northwest Historic District is located in Florida
Northwest Historic District
Northwest Historic District is located in the United States
Northwest Historic District
LocationWest Palm Beach, Florida
Coordinates26°43′06″N 80°03′34″W / 26.71833°N 80.05944°W / 26.71833; -80.05944Coordinates: 26°43′06″N 80°03′34″W / 26.71833°N 80.05944°W / 26.71833; -80.05944
Area700 acres (2.8 km2)
NRHP reference #91002005[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 22, 1992

The Northwest Historic District is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on January 22, 1992) located in West Palm Beach, Florida. The district is bounded by Tamarind Avenue, Eleventh Street, Rosemary Avenue and 3rd Street. It contains 316 historic buildings. The West Palm Beach Community Development Agency has targeted the area, and is restructuring Tamarind Avenue and 7th Streets.[2] They are also restoring the Sunset Lounge, called the "Cotton Club of the South", one of the few remaining venues on the Chitlin' Circuit.[3]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ City of West Palm Beach (August 16, 2018). "Historic Northwest". Retrieved January 5, 2018.
  3. ^ "Rising. The Heart and Soul of West Palm Beach" (PDF). June 2017. Retrieved January 4, 2019.

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