All Aboard Florida Takes Wraps Off $29M West Palm Beach Station

 

All Aboard Florida will begin construction on a $29 million station in West Palm Beach by the end of December.

The station will be located between Datura and Evernia streets, and will include seating for 180 people. A 90-vehicle surface parking lot will also be included.

An 89-year old building currently at the site could be demolished within 60 days.

 

About  the  Station

• All  Aboard  Florida’s  West  Palm  Beach  station  will  be   located  downtown  between  Datura  and  Evernia  street

• The  nearly  60,000  square  foot  future  station  and  platform  in  downtown  West  Palm  Beach  will  be  located  between  Datura  and  Evernia  Streets,  with  CityPlace  and  the  Kravis  Performing  Arts
Center  to  the  South,  and  the  government  center  district  and  Clematis  Street  to  the  north
• This  new  gateway  into  the  city  and  Palm  Beach  County  will  connect  with  the  neighborhood’s  existing  vehicular,  trolley,  and  pedestrian  networks  and  establish  links  to  the  Tri -­‐Rail  and  Amtrak
West  Palm  Beach  Station,  creating  a  new  transport ation  hub  for  the  West  Palm  Beach  area

• Station  design  elements  include  a  modern,  multi-­‐story  lobby  spanning  an  elevated  passenger lounge  area  for  travelers,  and  parking  facilities

• All  Aboard  Florida’s  West  Palm  Beach  station  is  being  planned  and  designed  by  Skidmore,  Owings  &  Merrill  LLP  (SOM),   in  association  with  Zyscovich  Architects