Contact Palm Beach Gardens
Palm Beach Gardens 561.427.0900
Palm Beach Gardens
4270 Design Center Drive Suite 100A
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Hours of Operation:
Mon, Wed, Thurs & Friday 9am-5pm
In March of 1959, John D. MacArthur, insurance magnate and landowner, announced plans to develop 4,000 acres to build homes. The town was called Palm Beach Gardens because of his love of nature. Rapid development took place in the 1960’s and today approximately 55,000 people call Palm Beach Gardens their home. The area has grown to a total of 55 square miles of land and 4.5% water. Palm Beach Gardens is proud of its award winning Parks and Recreation and have dedicated 30% of their land to green space. The City Council is devoted to a program called Art in Public Places, and strongly encourages businesses to include art when building new building in the city.
2017 is the second year that the City of Palm Beach Gardens is having a Photography Contest. In preparation for Florida City Government Week in October, this year’s contest will celebrate the “Signature City” from the perspective of our residents & students.
Palm Beach Gardens is an ideal place to live. Located in the Northern part of Palm Beach County and only 10 minutes from Palm Beach International Airport it has an abundance of opportunities for all ages. The Palm Beach Gardens Mall is located in the heart of the city. It is a luxurious 1.4 million square foot shopping center, featuring over 160 fine specialty shops, anchored by Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s and Sears.
About 145,000 snowbirds flock to Palm Beach County in the winter, with approximately 11 percent residing in Palm Beach Gardens according to the county’s figures.
There are 12 golf courses within the city limits, including a course owned by the municipality. The Professional Golfers’ Association of America has its headquarters in the city and since 2006 the Honda Classic has been held in Palm Beach Gardens Country Clubs. Also, the Senior PGA Championship was held at BallenIsles from 1964 to 1973, and at the PGA National Golf Club from 1982 to 2000. PGA National was also the site of the 1983 Ryder Cup and PGA Championship.
South Florida boasts approximately 240 days of sun and an average temperature of 74 degrees making it is ideal for playing outside. Many professional athletes have residences in Palm Beach Gardens such as tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams. Michael Jordan, Jack Nicklas,ErinieEls and Tiger Woods all live in the nearby city of Jupiter. There are 61 current or former PGA Nationwide and Champions tour players living in Palm Beach and nearby Martin counties.