Elegant and sheek best describe South Orange's home styles. South Orange is one of the few town's left that uses gas street illumination to light its sidewalks. Housing varies from Tudor, Victorian, Colonial, Ranch and a more recent development of community living. Many of South Orange residents commute to NYC on just a short train ride of 30-40 minutes.
South Orange is a village of about 16,000 residents who enjoy arts and culture at The Baird in Meadowland Park. Residents appreciate the rich and varied architecture, demographic diversity, and ease of commute. Many of the homes and public buildings are of historic register and also 2.8 miles of the town rests on South Mountain Reservation.
The town center is full of eclectic restaurants and unique shops.