Downtown District

Downtown District

The Downtown District is made-up of six neighborhoods, including: The Ave, The Set (West Atlantic), Pineapple Grove Arts District, Beachside, SOFA (South of Atlantic) and US1. Each area has a unique atmosphere and vibe. Below, you'll find a description of each neighborhood along with a color-coded map. Explore all that Downtown Delray has to offer by visiting each pocket of the District. 

The Set (West Atlantic) 

(The red area in the map below. Atlantic Avenue and I-95 east to Swinton Avenue, and one block north and one block south of Atlantic Avenue)

Vibe: Cultural

Experience the past and present of Delray Beach's earliest residents, a diverse mix of West African and Caribbean cultures. The SET is also home to a hotel, art galleries & museums, restaurants, small businesses, the Public Library, and the Delray Beach Tennis Center. 

Pineapple Grove Arts District

 (The yellow area in the map below. NE 2nd Avenue to 4th Street)

Vibe: Artsy

The Pineapple Grove Arts District features an eclectic mix of boutiques, bistros, art galleries, salons, and spas. The exciting public artwork and Artists Alley with working artist studios beckon, as well as cutting edge entertainment at the Arts Garage. Arts Warehouse, which houses several Artists in Residence, is Pineapple Grove's newest addition.

The Ave

(The light blue area in the map below. East Atlantic Avenue from Swinton to 5th Avenue)

Vibe: Electric 

Downtown Delray's main thoroughfare of Arts &Entertainment boasts a myriad of restaurants and bars, coffee houses and nightclubs, and fun music and activities. As you stroll Atlantic Avenue, you will enjoy an impressive lineup of art galleries, unique boutiques and retailers.

SOFA (South of Atlantic)

(The orange area in the map below. South of Atlantic Avenue to Southeast 4th Street between Swinton and the Intracoastal Waterway)

Vibe: Up & Coming

SOFA is home to more than 650 apartments and condominiums. Hotes, boutiques, restaurants, and Class A office space create the ultimate live, work, and play experience.

US1

(Northbound and Southbound Federal Highway/US1 from SE 10th to NE 8th Street)

Vibe: Urban

Experience the beatification of Northbound and Southbound Federal Highway (US1) from SE 10th to NE 8th Street. Wider paver sidwalks, landscaping, and decorative street lights provide a welcoming walkability for the retail shops, offices and restaurants along this North/South corridor. 

Beachside

(The purple area in the map below. From the Intracoastal Waterway east on Atlantic Avenue to A1A/The Beach)
 
Vibe: Relaxed
 
Stroll across the Intracoastal Waterway bridge and see a glimpse of the Atlantic Ocean. With its own sense of shopping from jewelry to fashion, and surf shops to sandwicheries, the Beachside welcomes you with fabulous hotels, like The Delray Beach Marriott or The Seagate Hotel & Spa and spectacular restaurants that offer alfresco seating with an ocean breeze. Stop by the Sandoway House Nature Center, enjoy water sport activities or soak-up the sun on a gorgeous, award-wining beach. Check-in to our Visitor Information Center on A1A & Atlantic Ave for information regarding upcoming events, how to get around, where to stay, and what to do in Downtown Delray!

Click here to view a map of our Downtown Delray Beach district