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                                                                                           LIVE IT UP


Pineapple Grove Arts District

DDA Neighborhoods

The Downtown Development Authority district is comprised of six neighborhoods.

The Set                                       alfresco seating with an ocean breeze.       shopping. Stay at the Colony Hotel &
Location: Atlantic Avenue and I–95 east       Stop by the Sandoway House Nature            Cabana Club, sit at an outdoor café and
to Swinton Avenue, and one block north        Center, enjoy water sport activities or      people watch – whether night or day.
and one block south of Atlantic Avenue.       soak–up the sun on a gorgeous, award–        SOFA
VIibe: Gateway to Downtown                    winning beach.                               Location: From one block south of Atlantic
Artistic 30–foot columns welcome visitors     Pineapple Grove Arts District                Avenue to S.E. 3rd Street, and Swinton
to experience the past and present of         Location: 2nd Avenue north to N.E. 4th       Avenue east to S.E. 5th Avenue(US1).
Delray Beach’s earliest residents, a diverse  Street, and Swinton Avenue east to 4th       Vibe: Up & Coming
mix of West African and Caribbean             Avenue.                                      The lifestyle of urban living exemplifies the
cultures. Take a trip along Historic 5th      Vibe: Artsy                                  South of Atlantic neighborhood. SOFA
Avenue to the south through Frog Alley        A charming enclave located just off          is home to more than 650 residential
and up West Settlers’ District to the north,  Atlantic Avenue on NE Second Street,         apartments and condominiums, with more
where the former home of prominent            the Pineapple Grove Arts District features   in progress. Boutiques, restaurants and
African American educator Solomon D.          an eclectic mix of boutiques, bistros, art   a health & wellness vibe with yoga and
Spady now houses the Spady Cultural           galleries and salons & spas. The exciting    cycling studios, along with new Class
Heritage Museum. The Set includes a           public artwork and Artists Alley with        A office space coming soon, create the
Fairfield Inn & Suites, an art gallery,       working artist studios and the new Arts      ultimate in live, work, and play.
restaurants, small businesses, and is also    Warehouse beckon, as well as cutting         US1
home to the Public Library, and the Delray    edge entertainment at the Arts Garage,       Location: S.E./N.E. 5th and 6th Avenue
Beach Tennis Center.                          and a stay at the Hyatt Place hotel.         from N.E. 8th Street to S.E. 10th Street.
Beachside                                     The Ave                                      Vibe: Urban
Location: From the Intracoastal Waterway      Location: Atlantic Avenue from Swinton       The welcoming walkability of Northbound
east on Atlantic Avenue to A1A/The            Avenue east to the Intracoastal Waterway.    and Southbound Federal Hwy/US 1 from
Beach.                                        Vibe: Electric                               SE 10th to NE 8th Street with wider paver
Vibe: Relaxed                                 Hot – Energy – Action is Atlantic Avenue     sidewalks, landscaping, and decorative
Stroll across the Intracoastal Waterway       from US1 to Swinton Avenue. Downtown         street lights provide the perfect backdrop
bridge and see a glimpse of the Atlantic      Delray’s main thoroughfare of Arts           for the retail shops, offices, restaurants,
Ocean. With its own sense of shopping         & Entertainment boasts a myriad of           and the upcoming Aloft Hotel, Marriott
from jewelry to fashion, and surf shops       restaurants and bars, coffee houses and      Courtyard Hotel, and condominiums.
to sandwiches, the Beachside welcomes         nightclubs, and fun music. An impressive
you with fabulous hotels, like The Delray     lineup of art galleries, locally owned
Beach Marriott or The Seagate Hotel &         boutiques and national retailers entice for
Spa and spectacular restaurants that offer

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