In 2007 Millburn celebrated 150 years as an incorporated town with festivities and a grand parade. The Victorian, Italianate, Tudor and Colonial homes in this historic part of town set the tone for the comfortable suburb of modern day Millburn. Stewart Hartshorn acquired 1552 acres to build his ideal village called Short Hills, the first planned commuter suburb in America. Hartshorn, who had made his fortune in spring roller blinds, wanted to create “a harmonious community for people who appreciate Read more
Don’t be fooled by the MLS calling Summit “Summit City.” It is NOT a city. Summit is known for having one of the best upscale town centers in the area. Living within walking distance of this town is AMAZING! The energetic town of Summit, NJ is surrounded by incredible real estate: absolutely exquisite estate homes, charming family homes and convenient, cozy town homes and condominiums. Summit has so much to offer its residents: convenient transportation to New York City, award-winning Read more
Maplewood combines the charm of village life with the convenience of living just half an hour from midtown Manhattan, and is a thriving commuter neighbourhood. It first became popular with New Yorkers in search of some clear mountain air in the 1860s, after the railroad arrived. Among the earliest to discover its appeal was Theodore Roosevelt, who spent summers at his uncle’s Maplewood estate.
The green open spaces and proximity to New York City are just two of the many great features that attract people to the Township of South Orange Village. It was named the first Transit Village in New Jersey in recognition of its excellent transport systems, and redevelopments, including a bicycle path, have helped to revitalize the area.
If you are familiar with Livingston from years back, come back and visit, because today’s Livingston does not look like the same town. The new town East Hills Dog Park & Fitness Trail center is amazing, new restaurants are opening everywhere, and the crazy thing is, Livingston is often overlooked because its not on the direct train line into NYC. However, a quick drive down South Orange Ave is all you need to hop on the train, and from there Read more
The attractive areas of Chatham Borough neighboring Chatham Township share a common heritage and are often referred to as Chatham, or The Chathams. Chatham has been named one of the top ten places to live in the United States by Money Magazine!
Cultured, cosmopolitan and quaint – that’s Madison, which is also home to two universities. It attracts professionals commuting to New York and to some of the big name companies located nearby, including Novartis, Kraft, Schering-Plough and Wyeth. Its popular moniker, Rose City, derives from bygone days when Madison was famous for the beautiful roses raised at nurseries in and around the town.
Westfield was founded in 1720 and is located in Union County, New Jersey. A strong community with deep historical roots, as well as one of the best town centers in all of our New Jersey train line towns, Westfield was awarded the Great American Main Street Award from the National Trust in 2004. Westfield residents feel a strong connection to the development of their community and encourage local business growth by shopping locally, and has even won the America in Read more
New Providence offers a combination of the old and the new, where contemporary living is interspersed with traditional and period structures and history from its past. Nestled in the Watchung Mountains, offering a serene and peaceful setting, it’s a real medley of architecture and design. So it’s no surprise that out of all New Jersey and New York City towns, New Providence was chosen by Flower Mound, TX in their search to do something special for a beautiful community impacted by the September Read more