Currie Park in West Palm Beach could look a lot different in a few years. You might be able to physically walk out onto the Intracoastal  to shop and eat.

Italian-based design firm Carlo Ratti Associati came up with the concept and they just released these pictures this month.

FloatingPlazaAerial w600The plan is to put a floating plaza into a vacant area on the Intracoastal near Currie Park.

It's a public/private partnership between the Community Redevelopment Agency of West Palm Beach and billionaire developer Jeff Greene.

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