HISTORIC WALKING TOUR

Summit is one of a few New Jersey cities with a unique architectural heritage. Summit's heritage includes buildings, structures, sites and streetscapes dating from the mid 18th century through the 21st century. The Historic Preservation Commission manages a Historic Plaque Program to acknowledge the historical homes in Summit. It also supports nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.


The Summit Playhouse 1891
Romanesque Revival

10 New England Avenue

Christ Church Summit 1904
English Gothic

561 Springfield Avenue

The Risk HouseĀ - Brough Funeral Home 1890
Chateau

535 Springfield Avenue

Summit Opera House 1894
Classic Revival/Second Renaissance Revival

2 Kent Place Boulevard

United Methodist Church of Summit 1889-90
Gothic

17 Kent Place Boulevard

Calvary Episcopal Church 1896
Romanesque Revival

31 Woodland Avenue

The Hillary Building 1897
Tudor/Period Revival

431 Springfield Avenue

Wolff Building 1895
Classical/Commercial

396 Springfield Avenue

YMCA - Monster Sushi - Summit House 1893
Richardson Romanesque/Vernacular

395 Springfield Avenue

The Melrose Building 1907
Neoclassical

35 Beechwood Road

Summit Unitarian Church 1913
Colonial

4 Waldron Avenue

Larch Cottage 1860
Gothic Revival

31 Hobart Avenue

DeBary Guest House early 1880s
Colonial Revival/Vernacular

265 Springfield Avenue

Twin Maples/The Fortnightly Club 1908
Neoclassical

214 Springfield Avenue

Old Town Hall 1892
Richardson Romanesque/Queen Anne

71 Summit Avenue

Summit Train Station 1904-05
Vernacular with Prairie influences

40 Union Place

YMCA 1910-12

67 Maple Street