Want to be where the action is? The Tree Street Area of Princeton is the quintessential example of a high walkability area with restaurants, coffee shops, Princeton University, NJ Transit, houses of worship and public schools all within a few blocks. It is an ideal area for people who like the idea of being able to walk to work and run errands. The abundance of mature trees and timeless Victorian and Colonial homes give this area a charming, classic feel. Pine, Chestnut, Spruce, Maple and Linden are the streets that make up this area.
Some of Princeton’s favorite eateries are located within a block of the Tree Street area, Hoagie Haven, Small World Coffee and Tiger Noodles and so many more. The children who live in the Tree Street Area attend Community Park School , a great school with a small neighborhood feel, for grades K-5. It is a little bit of a hike for the little ones but still considered walkable. Check the schools ratings on the NJ State School Report Card. All Princeton children attend John Witherspoon Middle School for grades 6-8 and Princeton High School for grades 9-12.
A short walk up Nassau St. from the tree streets, is the Princeton Public Library which offers a multitude of programs and events for children and adults, the main business district of Princeton as well as Nassau hall on the campus of Princeton University.
A lso located within the Tree Street area is a quaint neighborhood playground called Maggies Park. This shady park at the end of a cul de sac is a great place to meet other Moms and let the kids play. The play area is gated and includes a sand box and a climber. There are swings, a small basketball court and an open grassy field as well. A great neighborhood gathering spot.
Princeton is a unique community within New Jersey and the Tree Streets exemplify why that is. Come see for yourself what makes this such a special area.