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The Northwood / Pleasant City Community in West Palm Beach, Florida, is transforming into a dynamic five-district community where residents, visitors, business owners and property owners are enjoying an eclectic, enchanting environment with something for everyone…truly.



  • Size: Approximately 459 acres
  • 2008 Population: 167,103
  • Average Household Size: 2.32
  • Median Household Income: $41,832
  • Data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Census

CRA Milestones:

  • September 1993 – The City of West Palm Beach adopted Resolution Number 282-94 creating the Northwood/Pleasant City CRA.
  • October 1999 – Adopted an amended and restated Northwood
  • Pleasant City CRA Plan by Resolution Number 361-99 expanding the district to include the Pleasant City Neighborhood.

CRA Strategic Plan: The CRA approved a Strategic Finance Plan to establish a focus on key geographic areas with a feasible financial strategy to implement redevelopment initiatives in the district for the next five years. The plan identifies several funding sources including bond proceeds, tax increment, a Federal Department of Transportation Grant and the Palm Beach County Development Regions Grant Program.