Westfield's Official Historic District
Is on Kimball Avenue
While there are several communities and homes in Westfield that date back generations, the Kimball Avenue Historic District is Westfield's only official historic district. It's located along Kimball Avenue between Lawrence Avenue and Elm Street.
Many homes in the Kimball Avenue Historic District resemble Dutch Colonials, Georgian-style homes, and Queen Annes. Most feature rich green lawns, tree-filled yards, and unique curb appeal that comes from their historic architecture.
Westfield's public schools are nothing short of extraordinary. According to New Jersey Monthly's 2016 rankings, Westfield High School is #8 among the top high schools in New Jersey. Residents of this section are just minutes from this excellent high school.
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Kimball Avenue Historic district
Like The Gardens section in Westfield, the Kimball Avenue Historic District is close to this natural oasis. Stroll along the tree-shaded paths and relax by the pond at Mindowaskin Park. You might spot an egret, wood duck, or turtle enjoying the sunshine and sparkling waters.
A quick trip down Elm Street takes you into the heart of Westfield, a bustling pedestrian-friendly downtown filled with quaint brick buildings, cafes, boutiques, and local services. You'll be able to find anything you need in Downtown Westfield, from small businesses to national retailers.