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Living in Boca Raton
Boca Raton is a sunny, lively city in Palm Beach County, Florida. A search for meaning on the towns names reveals its nautical origins and meaning as ” a shallow inlet of sharp-pointed rocks which scrapes a ship’s cables”. The city enjoys a bright atmosphere with beaches, specialty shops and tourists.
This town’s history is a fairly modern one having its birth in the Florida land boom in the 1920s. It was in 1926 that the Ritz-Carlton Cloister Inn was constructed, signalling the beginning of the tourist industry in Boca Raton. The name of the hotel was later changed to the Boca Raton Resort & Club the hotel remains one of Florida’s best five-star hotels. The area was also home to Japanese farmers who used it for pineapple plantations but when World War II struck much of the land was turned to military use. The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens which is located north of the city continues to keep Japanese heritage preserved in the area.
Today it is a bustling community perfect for young and growing families, singles, couples, professionals and of course it continues to be quite popular with the those of retirement age. No matter what your age, in Boca Raton, there is always something to do. Boca Raton real estate has many commercial and residential opportunities from business fronts along the boardwalk to walk-up apartments, lofts and studios . Boca Raton homes for sale range from small starter homes, beach front homes, historical homes and more. Whether you are simplicity or luxury Boca Raton Condos for sale are an affordable and elegant answer.
Educational efforts in Boca Raton are overseen by the School District of Palm Beach County. There are 21 elementary schools 12 of which are public schools, as well as 7 middle schools five of which are public and 6 high schools. There Boca Raton Public library, Glades Roads Branch Library and the West Boca Branch Library serve the literary needs of the community. There are several sites for high education in the area such Florida Atlantic University, Palm Beach State University and the Digital Media Arts College.
Boca Raton is of course known for its beaches, luxury real estate, condos, and retirees but beyond the obvious there is so much more this community has to offer. The population of Boca Raton, according to the 2010 census is 84,392, guaranteeing a melting pot of people, beliefs, arts and cultures. The top four employers in the city are Florida Atlantic University, the corporate headquarters of Office Depot, Boca Raton Regional hospital and the Boca Raton Resort. The Minzer park Amphitheater and grounds has beautiful landscape, fountains and walkways plus the events held in the amphitheater itself. For family fun locations like the Children’s Museum, Sugar Sand Park Gumbo Limbo, an Environmental Education Center. No matter what residents crave they can find it in Boca Raton.
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