What: Tour this historic Trenton neighborhood that was conceived and designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of New York City’s Central Park. Meet its residents, too.
The “We Are Cadwalader Heights” celebration will showcase 11 beautiful homes, gardens, a museum, and a church. Enjoy food and other fun along the way.
Where: The Trenton, N.J., neighborhood of Cadwalader Heights (bounded by Parkside, Stuyvesant and Bellevue avenues, and Belmont Circle).
When: Saturday, Sept. 12, from noon to 5 p.m.
For the Public: Tickets are $20/person in advance on the Cadwalader Heights Neighborhood Association website www.cadwaladerheights.com or can be purchased on the day of the tour for $25/person at the registration center at Cadwalader Asbury United Methodist Church, 900 Stuyvesant Avenue. There will be ample free, on-street parking at the church and neighborhood.
Background: The self-guided walking tour will include 11 beautiful homes in the historic Frederick Law Olmsted neighborhood; the Trenton City Museum housed in Ellarslie Mansion in the heart of Cadwalader Park, and the historic Cadwalader-Asbury United Methodist Church.
The theme of “We Are Cadwalader Heights” was chosen to reflect a neighborhood of rich diversity: people of wide-ranging interests and accomplishments, living in distinctive homes with an array of architectural styles. The “We” of Cadwalader Heights are artists, writers, builders, ministers, designers, information technology professionals, business owners, accountants, teachers, realtors, curators, veterans, community activists, and more.
Nonprofit Partner: Each year, the neighborhood shares a portion of the tour’s proceeds with an organization providing essential services to Trenton residents. This year’s nonprofit partner is the I Am Trenton Community Foundation.
Go to www.cadwaladerheights.com to see more about the tour and view its homes.