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Worth Avenue - An Iconic Shopping District on Singer Island

One of the best locations for luxury shopping in Florida and even the United States is Worth Avenue right here on Singer Island. If you are already a resident of Singer Island you no doubt have already shopped on this 100 year old strip and meandered through the vias. You may even be greeted by name by the store owners who are committed to excellence and community.  For those who have never experienced Worth Avenue it is a must see.

The outstanding and historic architecture of Worth Avenue are one of the reasons the shopping district has been named one of America’s Iconic Places and put in a category with shopping districts such as Rodeo Drive where the who’s who of California can be found. The architecture is mainly Mediterranean with stately archways lining Worth Avenue on both sides and stunning mahogany wood ceilings. The avenue underwent a major renovation in 2010.

The courtyards tucked away off of the main road of Worth Avenue are known as vias. Each via is a piece of quiet serenity with architectural and garden artwork. Upon seeing one of these vias you instantly want to sit and stay awhile to take in the scenery of what feels like a hidden treasure.

Worth Avenue is home to around 250 high end retailers, dining establishments, art galleries, boutique stores, salons, and spas. Kassatly’s is the oldest store in the Worth Avenue Shopping District dating back to 1923. There is a great mixture of large retailers as well as one of a kind boutiques to meet the taste of any shopper looking for the best in luxury merchandise. Some stores on Worth Avenue include Tiffany’s, Ralph Lauren, Niemen Marcus, and Chanel.

The sense of community on Worth Avenue is a big part of what makes it so special. Residents of Singer Island and surrounding areas come to worth avenue to shop where retailers know who they are and what they are looking for. The Worth Avenue Board of Directors is dedicated to providing an atmosphere of excellence for shoppers as well as giving back to the community that surrounds Worth Avenue.  Currently Worth Avenue cleans up the beaches of Singer Island on “Turtle Tuesdays” and gives to the “Els for Autism Foundation” which is their charity for the year.

Worth Avenue is just one of the many things that make living in homes on Singer Island in Palm Beach County so special. For more information on living on Singer Island browse the website or contact me anytime.