Northwood Hills is one of the very few South Florida communities with "hill" in its name that actually sits on a promontory of any significance. In our mostly flat portion of the Sunshine State, the slope made the area mighty desirable to early settlers. The first houses in this West Palm Beach neighborhood were built in 1920 by rumrunners, Prohibition-era liquor smugglers who from the hilltop could keep an eye on their contraband-laden boats anchored in the... More >>>