Montrose South Orange, NJ is a unique place to call home because it feels like a step back to another century. Montrose is on the National Historic Register because of its unique architecture and historical significance. Homes were originally built between the latter 1800’s through the 1930’s as vacation homes for wealthy business men who lived and worked in New York City.
What’s so Special About Montrose?
Today Montrose is the ideal neighborhood for city dwellers who love the old neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Manhattan, want a friendly neighborhood where no two homes look alike, but want more space. The streets are tree-lined and very curvy and the restrictions have kept it looking much like it did when it was developed at the turn of the century.
Great Commuting to New York City
All of this charm also comes with amazing commuting schedules both to New York City and Hoboken (for those who prefer a ferry ride to lower Manhattan). Train time is no more than 35 minutes and runs about 4 times per hours during rush hour. View the schedules here.
The children of Montrose attend The Marshall Elementary School located on Grove Road for Kindergarten – First grade. It is a very small, sweet atmosphere and provides a great transition for new students. From second grade- fifth they attend The Jefferson Elementary School on Ridgewood Road in Maplewood. You can view school ratings here.
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