Grandview Heights Neighborhood Guide: Where the Locals Go

Just minutes from Downtown West Palm Beach, you'll find the charming, historic neighborhoods of Grandview Heights & Flamingo Park. Architecture ranges from Art Deco to Spanish Colonial Revival. Take a bike ride, walk to the dog park or grab a bite to eat at the Grandview Public Market. Grandview Heights is a lovely place to visit for the day or make home. Grandview Heights is a historic neighborhood located just south of downtown West Palm Beach, Florida. The neighborhood is known for its charming bungalow-style homes and tree-lined streets. Many of the homes in Grandview Heights were built in the early 1900s and have been restored to their original beauty. The neighborhood is a popular destination for homebuyers and visitors who appreciate its historic charm and convenient location. Grandview Heights is within walking distance to downtown West Palm Beach, which offers a variety of shopping, dining, and cultural attractions.

Here are a few of our favorites, take a look for yourself.

1. Grandview Public Market

1401 Clare Ave

The Grandview Public Market has brightened the West Palm Beach food, drink & art scene. The Market offers over 12 chef inspired dining concepts,  live music, great drinks & even private events. It's location is everything. Resting on the Eastern side of the Warehouse District, it's just a walk or bike ride from the Grandview Heights and Flamingo Park neighborhood. The outdoor area, or loading dock has a cocktail bar and plenty of seating. This is a place where people come together, celebrate something special or simply grab a bite to eat.

2. Howard Park

1302 Parker Ave

Every active neighborhood needs a place to run & play. Howard Park is a 13.8 acre scenic park located just minutes from Downtown West Palm Beach. The park is a common ground for neighborhood and community members to get outside & move. The park features a baseball field, basketball & tennis courts, walking trail and two play areas for children. Gather with friends and family at the pavilion or picnic in the green grass.

3. City Paws Dog Park

1302 Parker Ave

City Paws is dog park located at Howard Park. It's a great place to meet new people while your dog runs free. The park has shaded benches, designated areas for small and large dogs, cooling stations and of course, doggie bag stations.

4. Coda Builders

1142 Old Okeechobee Blvd Bay 4

Custom Woodwork, Construction & Furniture Design

Coda Builders is a Licensed and Insured construction company specializing in commercial & residential woodwork, furniture, and cabinetry. Founded in 2014, Coda Builders has grown into a design centric company recently working on retail & restaurant interiors here in Historic West Palm Beach.  The workshop features a spiral staircase leading to a boutique retail & office space. Stop by to see what's happening or check out the shop online.

5. Cross-fit

The neighborhood is home to several cross-fit gyms, all passionate about community and wellness. We’ve listed them below, try them for yourself! 

Crossfit 1401   |   1401 Elizabeth Ave

El Cid Fitness   |   500 Claremore Ave

Crazytrain Crossfit   |   1016 Clare Ave #4

6. Grato

1901 S Dixie Hwy

Local Favorites: Frozen Moscow Mule & The Dak Pizza

You can't miss the bright red sign as you make your way South on Dixie. Grato is a neighborhood favorite for happy hour and an overall comfortable dining experience. The Mediterranean inspired decor creates a welcoming, approachable ambiance. It's open kitchen, wood-fire oven, grill and large rotisserie add to the warmth and provide an entertaining focal point. Whether you start the night with a frozen Moscow Mule or end the evening with a classic Italian Negroni, their cocktails are completely on point. Ditch the delivery pizza and pick up Grato for your movie night.

7. Armory Art Center

811 Park Place

The Armory Art Center neighbors the West Palm Beach Fire Station. The historic Art Deco building provides students of all ages exhibitions, art salons, lectures, and special events. The Armory’s 12 studios offer classes in ceramics, digital arts, drawing, glass fusing, jewelry, painting, printmaking, fibers, and sculpture!

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