City of West Palm Beach

1950

50s pictorial map of West Palm Beach Florida. Tropical Florida's First Resort.

West Palm Beach, Florida. Tropical Florida's First Resort.

DESCRIPTION: Fine stylized pictorial map ca. 1950 of Lake Worth, the Intracoastal Waterway, Hypoluxo Island, Loxahatchee River, and West Palm Beach, Florida. With mention of Boca Raton, Boynton, Delray Beach, and the northerly communities in the Palm Beaches: Jupiter, Juno, etc. Each Florida locality is represented by a series of pictorial icons representing the business and recreational activities significant to the area. The brochure describes the map:
"A pictorial pleasure map gives you thumbnail impressions of life in tropical Florida's first resort area, with interesting characteristics of West Palm Beach and her sister communities."

Mentions the auto production of the B.S. Cunningham Company (est. 1950) in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Folds to 4" x 9". Remainder of booklet is packed with photographs and text about the area, complemented by attractive color images sketched in the same breezy, informal style as the map. 16 pages. Published by the City of West Palm Beach in cooperation with the West Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce.

CREATOR: City of West Palm Beach

PUBLICATION DATE: 1950

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United States

BODY OF WATER: Lake Worth

CONDITION: Very good.  Excellent. Bright color.

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SIZE: 24 " x 9 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 87

PRICE: $150


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