Smith and Moore Architects’ design of this 14,683-square-foot custom home for 1030 S. Ocean Blvd. just earned approval from the Palm Beach Architectural Commission. Rendering courtesy Smith and Moore Architects.

The city of Palm Beach has approved two home designs that will sit in close proximity to the Florida White House, a.k.a. Mar-a-Largo. The Palm Beach Daily News reports:

Designs for two new houses on South Ocean Boulevard have won the town’s approval for the Estate Section neighborhood that closes to through-trafffic when President Donald Trump visits nearby Mar-a-Lago.

Architects Harold Smith and son Taylor Smith of Smith and Moore Architects got good news late last month when a 5-2 vote of the Architectural Commission earned them approval for the two-story custom home they designed for a half-acre lot at 1030 S. Ocean Blvd.

On the corner of Via Palma, the eight-bedroom, 14,683-square-foot house will be built for commodities trader Nedim Soylemez. In an off-market transaction last month, he used an ownership company to pay a recorded $7.6 million for the property. His new neoclassical-style home will replace an outdated house there.

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