Llwyd Ecclestone, a Civic Association Director and on the Executive Committee, moved to Palm Beach as a child in 1944. Ironically, that's the year the Civic Association was founded.
Mr. Ecclestone told the packed house at the Colony Hotel what it was like to grow up and walk to school here and his many development projects including Lost Tree Village, Old Port Cove, PGA National, and more.
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Palm Beach developer Ecclestone discusses projects that shaped county
By: Shannon Donnelly, Daily News Society Editor
Longtime resident E. Llwyd Ecclestone was the guest speaker at the Palm Beach Civic Association’s first breakfast of the 2015-2016 season.
Breakfast with Our Visionary Leaders took place in the Pavilion of The Colony hotel.
Developer E. Llwyd Ecclestone a "driving force” in Palm Beach County for more than 50 years
By Michele Dargan, Daily News Staff Writer
E. Llwyd Ecclestone was introduced to Palm Beach as a child in 1944, when his parents rented a house on the corner of Seaspray Avenue and South Ocean Boulevard.
Ecclestone walked to Palm Beach Public School each morning. In the afternoon, he swam in the ocean and played at the now-defunct Seaspray Club.