2017 HISTORIC HOUSE AND GARDEN TOUR
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We are excited to announce our 2017 house tour and hope you will plan to join us in September!
Tickets are $20/person in advance, or can be purchased on the day of the tour for $25/person at the registration center at Ellarslie, the Trenton City Museum, located in the heart of Cadwalader Park. GPS coordinates are 299 Parkside Avenue, Trenton, New Jersey 08618.
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Interested in serving as a House Sponsor or Advertiser? We’ll include your business or organization on our website and in the tour program. You’ll be supporting a great Trenton neighborhood and our wonderful nonprofit partner, the Cadwalader Park Alliance.
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A Walk in the Park: New Jersey’s Olmsted Neighborhood
In the late 1800s, Frederick Law Olmsted, the country’s preeminent landscape architect who designed New York City's Central Park and the National Mall in Washington, D.C., also designed Trenton's Cadwalader Park and the adjoining neighborhood, Cadwalader Heights, the only residential community Olmsted designed in New Jersey. The houses range in size from cottage to castle, and in style from Colonial Revival to Tudor Revival.
In its earliest days, Cadwalader Heights was home to the captains of Trenton's industry, government, education, and fraternal organizations. One hundred and ten years later, the neighborhood is still one of the jewels of Trenton, successfully fulfilling Frederick Law Olmsted’s vision—a design intentionally cultivated to weave together a diverse group of people and foster a strong sense of community and mutual respect.This year’s house tour will feature a representative sample of homes, in conjunction with an exhibit at Ellarslie, “Cadwalader Park: An Olmsted Vision.” Enjoy the house tour, the museum exhibit, and plein air artists painting and drawing in the park and throughout the neighborhood.
Our Nonprofit Partner
The tour is an opportunity for the Cadwalader Heights neighborhood to give back to the community. This year, our nonprofit partner, which will receive a portion of the proceeds from the tour, is the Cadwalader Park Alliance.Please visit our Philanthropy Page to see some of the organizations our neighborhood has directly supported over the years.