West Palm Beach TOD

DATE: January 2005

ROLE & PROGRAM:
Creation of a transit-oriented development in downtown West Palm Beach. A majority of the land is owned by public organizations–Palm Beach County, the State of Florida, and the Federal General Services Administration. The plan calls for the following:

  • New federal courthouse
  • 100-room hotel
  • Palm-Tran bus transfer station
  • Florida Department of Health expansion
  • New north/south street
  • “Anchor” retail
  • Mixed-use housing
  • Expansion of the American Red Cross
  • New elementary school
  • Workforce housing
DOCUMENTS:
TEAM:
  • Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council:
    • Marcela Camblor, Urban Design Studio Coordinator
    • Kim DeLaney, Growth Management Coordinator
    • Steven Fett, Urban Designer
    • Wynsum Hatton, Graphics Technician
    • Dana Little, Urban Designer
  • Urban Designers
    • A+S Architects: Derrick Windell Smith
    • ArX Solutions, Inc.: Patricio Navarro; Lucio Sanjuan; Alejo Trejos
    • Seth Harry and Associates: Seth Harry
    • Anna Maria Aponte; Jess Linn; Barry Mahaffey; Shailendra Singh; Sita Singh
  • TRANSPORTATION/TRAFFIC
    • Glatting Jackson: Walter Kulash; Wade Walker; Kimley Horn; Tim Stillings
  • RETAIL ANALYSIS
    • Gibbs Plan`ning Group: Robert Gibbs
  • TOD SPECIALISTS
    • Citiventure: Marilee Utter
    • Parsons Brinkerhoff: G. B. Arrington
    • Reconnecting America: Shelly Poticha
  • HOUSING SPECIALISTS
    • Economic Research Associates: Tom Lavash
  • DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS
    • Staubach Associates: Jay Koster, John Pertchik