North Palm Beach’s future is likely to hold more retail stores and housing, plus prettier streets more suitable for walkers and bicyclists.
That was the message residents got when a team of professionals unveiled their work-in-progress on the village’s new master plan Friday night.
The crowd at The Conservatory School applauded and whistled when Dana Little, urban design director for the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council, unveiled a possible new look for Prosperity Farms Road that included sidewalks covered by trellises with plantings and benches.
Lighthouse and Anchorage drives should have enough width for bike lanes, he said. If the village wanted to reduce U.S. 1 to four lanes from six, it would have room for on-street parking or a protected bike lane.