boca raton historical society (26)

10800129272?profile=RESIZE_710xThe Ocean City Lumber Co. property in Delray Beach, with its distinctive water tower and historical train depot, owed much of its preservation to Janet and Tim Onnen, who sold it in August. The original lumber company’s history dates to 1920. Photo p

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More than 400 wine enthusiasts enjoyed a two-day celebration of exquisite food and drink. The annual benefit for the Boca Raton Historical Society included five memorable vintner dinners and an amazing Grand Tasting. ‘As always, Boca Bacchanal was a

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10063279092?profile=RESIZE_710x10063290858?profile=RESIZE_400xThe Boca Raton Resort & Club, rebranded as The Boca Raton, includes the Cloister hotel in its original 1920s white color after decades in pink. RIGHT: Historic photos line the wall of a hallway near the entrance of The Boca Raton. Photos by Jerry Low

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9764074458?profile=RESIZE_710xCustomer desire for bigger units led developers to reduce the number of units at Alina Residences in Boca Raton. The first phase opened this summer. Photo provided

By Christine Davis

El-Ad National Properties has filed revised plans with the city of

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Along the Coast: 50 years of service

9352154894?profile=RESIZE_710xJamie Sauer, president of the Junior League of Boca Raton (from left), Lynne Moyer, Sosy Faradyan, Mado Faradyan, Fabiola Padernacht, Irina Oyfe and Jocelyn Mijares box food at Boca Helping Hands. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

Boca’s Junior League cel

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7960795101?profile=originalMary and Bob Isenbek spend Tuesdays at the Boca Raton Historical Society and Museum, cataloging its holdings and learning more about their new home. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Rich Pollack

When most people glance at the Boca Raton Resort and Cl

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Our History: Recalling Boca during World War II

For a child living on beachfront,

intrigue of wartime was exciting

7960617081?profile=originalSeen from the Atlantic Ocean is the Sanborn house (left), where Dr. Peter Barrett

recalls a suspected spying incident took place in 1942. The Boca Raton Villas ar

at the center and th

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